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Census deadline now Oct. 5

The U.S. Census Bureau has pushed back the deadline for households to complete the 2020 Census until Monday, Oct. 5.

A complete and accurate count helps increase the amount of federal money that comes to the region for schools, road construction, health clinics, fire departments and more. Federal law guarantees that personal information remains confidential.

CMSD, the city and the region need your help. Cleveland has ranked as the lowest of Ohio’s eight urban centers in responses.

The Census can be completed in minutes by going to 2020Census.gov.