More than 130 federal programs rely on data from the U.S. Census when determining spending at state and local levels. A 1% undercount of Arkansas in 2020 may result in nearly $1 billion in lost funds over a 10-year period, according to Arkansas Counts. 

Because of the recent coronavirus developments, it may not be possible to conduct 2020 Census outreach efforts in the normal ways. As a result, we’ve highlighted ways to engage your community in times of social distancing.