Census 2020: About the Complete Count Committee

Published on February 21, 2020



Arlington's Complete Count Committee (CCC) is working hard behind the scenes to organize events that increase awareness and motivate residents to respond to the 2020 Census. This volunteer group, established by the County Manager, plays an integral part in ensuring a complete and accurate count of every member of our community.  

CCC members include community-based organizations, faith-based groups, schools, businesses, local leaders and others who work with partners such as libraries, restaurants, outreach groups and others to educate and motivate residents to participate in the Census. Success of the census depends on community involvement at every level, from the U.S. Census Bureau to each one of us! 

Census 2020: Upcoming Events 


March 5, 2020 - 6:30-7:30 p.m.:  A virtual conversation on the 2020 Census  Join leaders from around the region as they answer your questions about the 2020 Census. Learn about why the census is important, who gets counted, and all the ways you can get it done! You'll be able to tune in online and ask your question to the panel in real time.

March 7, 2020 - 9 a.m. -noonArlington Census Palooza Volunteers needed to help "Get out the Count' and expand our outreach just days before the 2020 Census invitations to arrive in mailboxesHelp distribute flyers and information across Arlington. 

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APRIL 1, 2020 IS CENSUS DAY! ThU.S. Census counts every resident in the nation, including right here in Arlington County. As mandated by the U.S. Constitution, America gets just one chance each decade to count its population. The collected data help to determine things like the number of seats Virginia has in the House of Representatives, and how to distribute federal funds to local communities like ours. 

Census 2020: Safe. Important. Confidential. Learn more about how Arlington Counts.