With Census Deadline Approaching, One Neighborhood Gets It Right

Being Counted in the U.S. Census is Essential to Getting a Fair Share of Federal Dollars, and the Lee-Harvard Neighborhood Got it Right

With time running out to fill out the U.S. Census, some Cleveland neighborhoods have low participation rates, while others are doing well, including Lee-Harvard.

What's At Stake

The U.S Census is performed every 10 years. The data collected is used to determine how much federal money a community is entitled to, and even how many elected representatives they are going to be allotted.

Local communities have been racing against the clock to get their residents to fill out the U.S. Census forms. While some neighborhoods have been reporting very low census form completion rates, others are reporting some success.

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