"Everyone counts in the Town of Clarkdale! Make sure to fill out your Census 2020 survey." - Town Manager Tracy Hlavinka
Possible Scam in 55+ Communities/Enumerators DO NOT ASK to Enter Homes
I just received a call from a citizen who had a frightening experience with an alleged Census taker. This person was belligerent, did not present an ID, and demanded to enter her home so she could fill out her Census form. This citizen lives in a 55+ Senior Living Community.
As a reminder, Census takers will NEVER ask to enter a home, at any time, for any reason, and have been instructed to walk away if someone does not want to respond.
Any citizen is welcome to call me, and I can fill out the form with him or her online.
If you hear of any cases of suspicious individuals claiming to be Census workers, please let me know so I can alert law enforcement and the Area Census Office.
Avoiding Fraud and Scams: https://2020census.gov/en/avoiding-fraud.html
Trust and Safety: https://2020census.gov/en/trust-and-safety.html
Fighting Rumors: https://2020census.gov/en/news-events/rumors.html
Kimberley Robinson, Partnership Specialist
Coconino, Apache, Navajo, Yavapai Counties
Dallas Regional Census Center/Field Division/Denver Region
U.S. Census Bureau
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No matter who you are, the #2020Census will shape your future. You can complete the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail.
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July 2, 2020 message from U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Analyst Kimberly Robinson
"Our next phase of operations for the decennial Census begins August 11th with Non-Response Follow Up. Census takers will be in your neighborhood to interview those that have not had a chance to complete the Census." -
June 2, 2020 press release from Yavapai County PIO David McAtee
In a May 18 update from the office of Senator Krysten Sinema, AZ., it was announced that Census offices are resuming operations in most of their state offices, and that door-to-door operations will soon start up“… in communities which do not receive home mail delivery from the postal service. These households likely have not yet received their census forms, and have not yet had the opportunity to be counted. During Update Leave, census field workers will go door to door in these communities, and drop off a paper census form for each household to complete.
The health and well-being of Census workers and the households they visit is the first priority of the Census Bureau. All Census staff will be issued personal protective equipment, and will be trained in social distancing protocols. The Update Leave operation will be a no-contact operation, meaning that census staff will not knock or ring doorbells, and are instructed to not interact with residents.”
5/11 Announcement from Regional Census Representative Kimberly Robinson:
"Anyone that needs assistance completing the Census questionnaire can call or text me at (602) 315-1295; we can go over the questionnaire over the phone. Everything is confidential, and I am bound by Title 13 to never reveal anyone’s Census responses."
Field Operations, including Census Takers knocking on doors, will resume in June. We will schedule Questionnaire Assistance Sites with our partners’ feedback.
TEA-6: Type of Enumeration Areas 6 are those locations that do not receive US Postal Service home mail delivery (Like parts of Clarkdale). Your only mail delivery is to a post office box. Census takers will visit those neighborhoods beginning in June to update addresses and drop off questionnaires. Thank you for your patience!
The US Census Bureau is still hiring! Part-time, temporary, flexible positions are available at 2020census.gov/jobs.
The Flagstaff Census Office is seeking a Regional Technician, temporary/work from home/full-time/lots of travelling. The details of the job of available at https://go.usa.gov/xvvN5, or go to www.USAJobs.gov, and search Regional Technician, location: Flagstaff. Here are some of the job requirements:
- Provide training when required to staff, including on-site assistance as necessary.
- Provide technical and administrative guidance to managers of the Area Census Offices (ACO) in order to assure timely, orderly and efficient conduct of Decennial operations.
- Monitor the ACO recruiting operations by working closely with Census Partnership Specialists, Community Outreach and Media Partnership Specialists, maintaining contact with appropriate referral services in order to identify recruitment efforts and resolve recruitment and publicity problems.
- Serve as a technical problem-solver/troubleshooter involving daily telephone contact and regular visits to assigned ACOs and assigned geographical areas.
Are you curious about how many people in your community are responding to the 2020 Census? Stay up to date with a map of self-response rates from across the United States.
Static image below with Census 2020 Response results as of July 19, 2020
If your household has not yet received a Census 2020 form in the mail, please call 844-330-2020, or follow this link to complete online.
It really only takes a few minutes!
For the first time ever, you can respond to the Census in any of three ways:
- Online, by clicking the "Getting Started" image below
- By telephone, at 844-330-2020
- Or the old fashioned way: By US Mail.
Since the very first United States Census in 1790, every year ending with zero has marked the big job of counting every person living in the United States and its territories. Census Day 2020 is fast approaching, and the Town of Clarkdale wants to make sure every resident is counted. Getting a "complete count" is essential to Clarkdale as the count drives the amount of funding our community receives from the Federal Government.
Every person, every age counts!
Personal information is safe, and legally protected.
Personal information will not be shared with other government agencies.
It’s easy! This year, you can respond online, by traditional paper form or by telephone.
We all have a civic duty to do our part and respond to the census.
A complete count benefits us all.
On October 25, 2019, staff assembled a five-member Complete Count Committee. Staff worked with the group in the months leading up to Census Day. The CCC will start showing up at Town sponsored events (calendar coming soon) to spread awareness throughout the community, answer questions and encourage everybody to be counted.
You can help by spreading the word too.
More information will be posted here as it becomes available.
April 1, 2020 Update:
Due to COVID-19 spread prevention measures,
everyone is encouraged to respond by telephone or online whenever possible.
February 10, 2020 Update:
- The Census Bureau needs help, and they're hiring now. Click here for details.
- Census Takers are out and about. More information about how you can be sure they're really from the Census Bureau is found here.
- Here are some important dates for Census 2020.
- This article explains why the Census is so important to communities like Clarkdale.
Mike Gray, Project Manager
Community Development Department
890 Main Street
Clarkdale, AZ 86324
Census article, August 12, 2019 - Address Canvassing begins in Yavapai County
Here's a two minute video about How to Identify a Census Employee
If you'd like a temporary job with the Census Bureau, please visit https://2020census/en/jobs
Si desea un trabajo temporal en la Oficina del Censo, por favor visite https://2020census.gov/es/jobs
Or go to: www.census.gov for articles, data and other information.