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2020 Census


   What is the 2020 Census?  
   The Census is still open during the COVID-19 situation.

Complete your Census online and be counted!


 Why does it matter to South Salt Lake?

  • Utah receives $5.6 Billion annually
  • Every person not counted in the Census is a loss of $1,086 Annually 

         *Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah


Programs Funded by Census Data:

  • Medicaid
  • School Lunch
  • Head Start
  • CHIP
  • Snap
  • Pell Grants
  • Title IX Housing
  • Highways & Construction
  Having an accurate count means, knowing our community and being able to better meet our needs.  
  How the Census Bureau Protects Your Data:  
  The U.S. Census Bureau is bound by law to protect your answers and keep them strictly confidential. In fact, every employee takes an oath to protect your personal information for life.  



The Census Bureau will never ask for:

  • Social Security Number
  • Money or Donations
  • Bank or Credit Card Account Numbers

 How is the Census coming along?

Check this interactive map on the US Census website for regular updates on how many people have taken the census. This is just an estimate because the point of the census is to know exactly how many people there are in the United States. 

Help South Salt Lake beat the national average - see where we are at today!