Washington Parish is lagging behind in responding to the census! We are currently ranked 62 out of the 64 parishes in Louisiana.
The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade. Census results influence highway planning and construction, determines how money is allocated for the Head Start program and for grants that support teachers and special education. The Census affects programs to support rural areas, to restore wildlife, to prevent child abuse, to prepare for wildfires, to provide housing assistance for older adults, to respond to natural disasters, to secure funding for hospitals and fire departments, and much more!
Can you help? You bet! Go to 2020Census.gov.