Lincoln County residents are responding to the 2020 U.S. Census at a far slower rate than the state average.
Nevada has reached a 60 percent 2020 Census self-response rate milestone, but Lincoln County’s rate as of June 9 is just 13.8 percent. The U.S self-response rate currently sits at 60.8 percent.
Due to COVID-19 delays, deadlines for completing Census forms have been pushed to October 31,2020. Nevadans can complete the Census online (www.census.nv.gov), via phone 844-330-2020; for Spanish 844-468-2020, or mail in the hard copy questionnaire.
According to a release by Nevada Census 2020, for every person counted, Nevada stands to receive $2,000 each year for ten years “that goes directly to help fund communities to stay healthy, safe and educated.”
- Health Care Centers
- Nutrition Services for Senior Citizens
- School breakfast programs
- Head Start
- Pell Grants
- Career and Technical Education Grants
- Highway Planning and Construction
- Water & Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities