Census 2020

CCOB Census

The Census is Coming April 2020

Census at a glance and timeline. Find out more at 2020census.gov.

What is the Census? 

As mandated by the U.S. Constitution, our nation gets just one chance each decade to count its population. The U.S. census counts every resident in the United States. It is mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution and takes place every 10 years. The data collected by the census determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives and is also used to distribute billions in federal funds to local communities. For more historical information about the Census, click here.  

Why is the Census important? 

  • Ensures the fair distribution of federal funds.
  • Defines the representation of members in Congress.
  • Allows the implementation and execution of projects based on numbers.
  • Assists in better business allocations. 
  • Used to plan Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Business planning, Real estate development.

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Broomfield Census 2020 Outreach Events

The City and County of Broomfield has teamed up with community partners to provide resources and opportunities for residents to find out more information and fill out the 2020 census. 

  • Wednesday, Mar. 4, 1-6 p.m. at Pacific Ocean Marketplace
  • Saturday, Mar. 14, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Broomfield Library Lobby
  • Wednesday, Apr. 1 (Census Day), 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. at Broomfield Library Lobby. 

Find out more about ways to respond