The Census is conducted every ten years and helps shape important decisions for the decade to come. Currently, Garrett County is in danger of falling below its 2010 Census response rate.
Why does the Garrett County response rate matter? The Census helps determine how much each county receives in federal funding for:
- Healthcare including vaccines and emergency services
- Schools, new roads and highways
- Small business recovery assistance
- Helping families in need, including school lunch programs
Taking the Census today will have an impact on our community for the next 10 years. Ensure our county receives its fair share of federal funding: