City of Cheyenne reminds residents to complete the census

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - The City ask residents to take a few minutes to complete the Census.

According to a 2015 study from George Washington University, federal funding allocated to Wyoming equates to approximately $881 million annually, or roughly $1,504 per person counted, therefore, it is important to ensure an accurate count of County residents.

Laramie County is at a 67.1 percent response rate, leading Wyoming. The City of Cheyenne presently sits at a 70.2 percent response rate. Natrona County and the City of Casper are inching towards Laramie County and their Complete Count Committee has vowed to surpass Cheyenne.

Completing the Census has never been easier and can be done online at www.2020census.gov, toll free by phone at 1-844-330-2020, or completing the Census forms that have been previously mailed to them. The Complete Count Committee is comprised of a broad spectrum of local government and community leaders from advocacy, education, business, healthcare, and elected officials charged with implementing a Census awareness campaign.