Welcome to Coles County 2020 Census info page.
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Census data is used to determine distributions for HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS of dollars in federal funds.
Political Representation: Census population data is used to redraw Congressional, State, Legislative, and Local Districts. Those elected officials rely on this census data to understand the make-up of the population in their district.
Planning: Public and private sector decision-making based on accurate population counts (where to open, close, or expand businesses, schools, hospitals, and more!)
Based on the census data, in 2016 alone, the State of Illinois received $34,331,000,530 to support 55 federal programs
For every person NOT counted Coles County will lose on average $160 per year over the ten year period
- $160/person x 10 years = $1,600 lost per person
- 10 people x 10 years= $16,000 lost
- 100 people x 10 years= $160,000 lost
- 1,000 people x 10 years= $1,600,000 lost
The Census Impacts You!
- Your Community!
- Your Schools!
- Your Local Businesses!
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