WHY IS THE CENSUS IMPORTANT FOR BLACKHAWK COUNTY?
Getting a complete and accurate count of Black Hawk County’s population determines our state's representation in Congress. It also determines the distribution of more than $675 billion in federal funding for vital programs and services in education, health, housing, public safety, and transportation for Waterloo.
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As of 5/19, Black Hawk County had 67.7% self responded. If we leave just 1% uncounted, that is a potential loss to our community of $38.6 million.
As of 5/19, the City of Waterloo has has 63.8% self response for the 2020 census.