Regional Partners

California has been divided into 10 regions based on the state’s hardest-to-count populations. In addition to statewide outreach, each Census region has more localized activities occurring to support a complete count in California. Click here to learn more about the regions and the organizations supporting regional efforts.

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Historically Undercounted Communities

Many communities in California have been underrepresented or undercounted in past Censuses. An undercount means California is not getting its fair share of funding and representation since not everyone living in our state was counted. View the below map to see if your community is at risk of being undercounted.

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Public Response Rate Map

California Self Response Rate Map

Census 2020 Response Rate Map shows self-response rate data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as information about census tracts and fact sheet links. Click the “About” icon in the map app to learn more. Self-response rate data will be updated daily.

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HTC Fact Sheets

Hard to Count Fact Sheets

The Census Office has developed numerous fact sheets detailing information about California’s hardest-to-count communities. These fact sheets detail information specific for all Senate, Assembly and Congressional districts, as well as by county and city or census-designated place. Click here view these fact sheets and learn more about the state’s hard-to-count communities.

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2020 U.S. Census Bureau Website

The U.S. Census Bureau’s website provides information about the steps the U.S. Government is taking to secure a complete count in the United States. Additionally, the U.S. Census Bureau provides additional fact sheets and information about the programs that get federal funding based on Census data. Click here to learn more about the U.S. Census campaign or about the Census in general.

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Census Office Website

Learn more about the Census in California and the impact the Census has on the state and its communities.

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