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Allentown, PA Census 2020.

  • Being counted in the census is vital to our city's success.
  • A good census count in Allentown means good roads, better schools, and fair representation for our community, both now and in the future.
  • Answering the census is important, easy, and safe!

With the aim of attaining an accurate population count, the City of Allentown has been gearing up for Census Day 2020. Preparations include:

  • Establishment of the Allentown Complete Count Committee (CCC)
  • Meeting of the Sub-Committee on Neighborhood Groups and Community-based Organizations
    • September 19, 2019
    • Highlights of Meeting to follow
  • Partnership with the Census Bureau
    • Aside from being a member of the Allentown CCC, the Census Partnership Specialist has a regular presence at City Hall in Allentown, and will respond to questions and concerns regarding Census 2020 and it's job recruitment activity. The City has also designated a computer station in City Hall specifically for Census-related matters.

  • Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley's Health Equity Summit: Census 2020
    • Through the sponsorship of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation, this event will take place on November 5th, from
      7:30 am - 11:00 am, at Lehigh University. The goal of the event is to build awareness about the Census 2020 among nonprofit organizations, and to give organizations tools and resources to be able to implement census related interventions in their organizations.

  • Drawing up a work plan, deployment strategy, and fund-raising activities.