2020 Census Impacts All Valley County Residents


  • Idaho missed out on $470 Million from 2010 to 2019 due to incomplete Census count data
  • Valley County receives around $1473 per resident, per year, based on county population
  • If you spend 50% of your time in Valley County, you can consider it your home per the Census
  • Where you register with the Census is confidential and never linked to other governmental
    requirements such as property taxes or mailing address.
  • Mandated by the US Constitution, the Census has counted our population every 10 years since 1790

Hospitals. Fire Departments. Schools. Road and Highway.

The Census can shape many different aspects of your community. Each year, the results help
to determine how more than $675 billion in Federal funding is distributed to states and communities.

The role of the Decennial Census in the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds for Idaho.


Recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist in the 2020 Census count.


50 ways Census data are used, from decision-making to federal and sate fund distributions.


What is the Census, Who Counts, How do I Respond and How are Census Data Used for Idaho?


Responses to the 2020 Census are safe, secure, protected by Federal Law and cannot be used against you.


View a sample copy of the 2020 Census questionnaire to help you know what to expect.


¿Qué es el censo, ¿Qién Cuenta, ¿Cómo respondo el censo y ¿Cómo se usan los datos del censo?


Respuestas al Censo del 2020 están protegidas por la ley federal y no pueden ser usadas en su contra.


Explore Valley County Community Data Profile to see general summaries and statistics.


Local Contact

Cynda Herrick
Complete Count Committee

Job-Recruiting Contact

Deena Sorensen
2020 Census Recruiting Assistant

Partnership Contact

Jayne Black
Idaho Partnership Specialist