Banks County population according to the 2010 Census was 19,234. For each person counted in 2010 it brought in $2300 per person to Georgia. That sum will be higher in 2020. For every resident not counted Banks County will lose those dollars!
Top 5 Things Census Helps
Undercounting leads to overcrowded schools, under resourced classrooms, and shortage in preschool slots just to name a few things.
Businesses use Census data for expansion and new market opportunities. IF WE WANT A GROCERY STORE AND MORE EATING PLACES…FILL OUT THE CENSUS!!!!
Here is a list of just a few things the Census Data helps fund:
SNAP State Children’s Health Care
Head Start Preschool
School Lunches Adult Education
Pell Grants Section 8 Housing
Rural Water Waste Disposal Systems
Highway Planning & Construction
Prevention & Treatment of Substance Abuse
In Other Words, We All Lose If Everyone Does Not Fill Out
The 2020 Census