Hard-to-Count Resources

Below are toolkits containing information and outreach materials for each of the following hard-to-count communities. More resources will continually be added, so please check back later for more resources.

Please check out the website links below for additional HTC resources!

Children

Why Children are Undercounted (United States Census Bureau)

State-level Homeless Data, including Homeless Students (United States Interagency Council on Homelessness)

*Note that the DoE has a different definition of homelessness than HUD and about 20,000 of CPS kids are homeless on average annually

Disabled

Disability Census Toolkit (Disability Rights California)

Get Out the Count Accessibility Toolkit (Census Counts)

Elderly

Census Resources on Older and Aging Population (United States Census Bureau)

Faith Groups

Census 2020 Faith Toolkit (Faith in Public Life)

Higher Education

Curriculum ideas (Census 2020 and Minnesota Higher Education Network)

Campus Compact Census 2020 (Campus Compact)

For Student journalists (United States Census Bureau)

Homeless

State-level Data, including Homeless Students (United States Interagency Council on Homelessness)

*Note that the DoE has a different definition of homelessness than HUD and about 20,000 of CPS kids are homeless on average annually

International and Non-Citizens

 You Count! Please fill out the Census: “Who to Count” 

LGBTQ

National LGBTQ Task Force: Census 2020 (National LGBTQ Task Force)

Migrant Farmer Workers

Employment Criteria in Illinois (The Illinois Migrant Council)

Potential sources to find where migrant farm workers live (State of Illinois Data Portal)

Renters

Renter Census Toolkit (We Count. Minnesota)

Renters Moving at Historically Low Rates (U.S. Census Bureau)

Renters at Risk of Undercount (Census Counts)

Census Questions about Renting and Homeownership (U.S. Census Bureau)

Veterans

Location of Veterans Across the US (The American Enterprise Institute)