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ALABAMA COUNTS!
Say “I Count” in 2020 and secure a brighter future for Alabama
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ALABAMA COUNTS!
Say “I Count” in 2020 and secure a brighter future for Alabama

Countdown to Census Day 2020

Every ten years, a census is conducted to count every person living in the U.S. The U.S. Constitution requires this count, and the numbers have a big impact on communities.
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Having an accurate census count for Alabama is vital to many programs that affect our state, including areas of health care, food, education, roads and bridges, congressional representation and much more.
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Alabama Counts! is an advisory committee working to ensure an accurate census count for Alabama. The committee was created by an Executive Order signed by Gov. Kay Ivey in 2018.
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4887871

Estimated Alabama population by U.S. Census Bureau in 2018

1587

Estimated per capita amount returned to the state in 2015 for each Alabamian counted in the census

132

Programs that used census data to distribute funds in 2015

April 1, 2020

Census Day

“The stakes are high for Alabama in the 2020 U.S. Census, and our success depends greatly on helping each Alabamian understand the importance of completing and submitting their census forms in the spring of 2020. When we all do our civic duty, we ensure that the state gets our fair share of funding for dozens of critical programs and ensure we maintain fair representation in Congress.”

- Governor Kay Ivey