Complete Count Committee

  1. ABOUT
  2. MEETINGS
  3. MEMBERS

A Complete Count Committee (CCC) is a volunteer group of community leaders that will play a key role to educate and motivate residents to participate in the 2020 Census.  Through collaborative partnerships, the U.S. Census Bureau and community leaders can reach the shared goal of county EVERYONE in 2020.

Program Specifics

  • CCC's utilize local knowledge, influence, and resources to educate communities and promote the census through locally based, targeted outreach efforts.
  • CCC’s provide a vehicle for coordinating and nurturing cooperative efforts between local governments; communities; and the Census Bureau.
  • CCC’s help the Census Bureau get a complete count in 2020 through partnerships with local governments and community organizations.  

Importance

  • Distribution of more than $675 billion annually in federal funds back to tribal, state, and local governments.
  • Redistricting of state legislative districts.
  • Forecasting future transportation needs for all segments of the population.
  • Determining areas eligible for housing assistance and rehabilitation loans.
  • Assisting local government in planning and implementing programs, services, and emergency response.
  • Designating facilities for people with disabilities, the elderly and children.  

Goals

  • Ensure an accurate count of every Jefferson County resident, including most likely undercounted communities.
  • Make every Jefferson County resident aware of the Census, and the information they provide for the Census is kept in complete confidence.