Messaging the Census Because #REALTORSCOUNT

NAR has compiled a list of REALTOR® centered social media post templates, infographics, and other resources to encourage members and associations to participate in the 2020 U.S. census.

REALTOR Magazine® Articles

Article 1 - Why the 2020 Census Matters to You - September 23, 2019
Article 2 - 2020 Census Means Everything to Your Community - October 1, 2019
Article 3 - Assuage Privacy Concerns to Boost Census Awareness - October 28, 2019

Template Facebook Posts

  • The Census Bureau recently announced @nardotrealtor as a national 2020 Census Partner. With this partnership, the Census Bureau will provide publicly-available promotional materials to help Realtors® educate their clients, friends, and neighbors about the importance of responding to the 2020 Census – coming April 1, 2020. Learn more at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount

  • The decennial census will collect information about those living in every U.S. household – driving funding for countless essential federal programs. This year’s Census can be completed over phone, through the mail and – for the first time ever – online. Your privacy is the Census Bureau’s top concern, so you will not be asked for social security numbers; a donation; or anything on behalf of a political party. Learn more about the census – coming April 1, 2020 – at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor

  • The #2020Census is coming soon. Full participation means our schools, fire departments & roads receive the resources & support they need. As community leaders, Realtors® can help drive the cause! Strict federal law protects our responses and Census Bureau employees take a lifelong pledge of confidentiality to keep information private. Your responses are confidential, but your participation is key. Learn more at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor

  • The upcoming #2020Census will drive $1.5 trillion in federal funds that support critical public policy programs in communities across the country. In fact, these results alone will drive the allocation of $93.5 Billion to Federal Direct Student Loans; $19.3 Billion to Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers; and $12 Billion to the National School Lunch Program. Look for the Census this year after April, 1. Learn more at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor

  • Participation by Realtors®, along with their clients and neighbors, in the #2020Census will help secure public services and funding for schools, hospitals, and fire departments while catalyzing infrastructure improvements that will support new homes and businesses. Look out for the questionnaire in your mail boxes coming April 1, 2020, and return with your responses as quickly as possible. It takes less time than it does to finish your morning cup of coffee! Learn more at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor

Template Tweets

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  •  .@nardotrealtor is excited to announce its partnership w/the @uscensusbureau to support the #2020Census! Realtors® will be working to ensure that our community is properly represented in Congress. Learn more at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount
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  • For the 1st time, the @uscensusbureau is accepting the #2020Census online. This process is quick & secure – responding takes less time than finishing your morning coffee. And you can still respond by mail, too. Learn more at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor
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  • Every 10 years, the @uscensusbureau undertakes the mammoth task of counting everyone in the US - a process that drives funding for our roads, hospitals & schools. Learn more about the importance of the #2020Census at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor
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  • While the #2020Census will help ensure everyone is properly represented in Congress, the exercise also directs $1.5 trillion in federal funds to communities nationwide. It's a process that's critical to everyone. Learn more @ nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor
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  • #2020Census results will drive the allocation of $93B to Federal Direct Student Loans, $19B to Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers & $12B to the National School Lunch Program. Learn more about why your participation is needed @ nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor
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  • Realtor® participation in the #2020Census will help secure funding for schools, hospitals & fire departments while spurring infrastructure improvements our new homes & businesses need. Coming to a mailbox near you in mid-March. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor
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  • Responding to the #2020Census is our civic duty - impacting public funding, determining how we plan for the future & securing our voice in government. As community leaders, Realtors® can help drive the cause. Learn more at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor
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  • What matters to you? Schools? Transportation? Hospitals? Data from the @uscensusbureau help inform planning efforts for all these important community resources. Learn how Census data impact you and your community at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor
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  • Full participation in the #2020Census means our schools, fire departments & roads receive the resources & support they need. Text REALTORS COUNT to 30644 to join #REALTORParty Mobile Alerts & learn more or visit nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor
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  • Strict federal law protects your responses in the #2020Census, and Census Bureau employees take a lifelong pledge to keep information private. Your responses are confidential, but your participation is key. Learn more at nar.realtor/census. #RealtorsCount @nardotrealtor
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Op-Ed/Newsletter Template

Infographics

Census Bureau Resources

For additional information about the census, please visit 2020census.gov.

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2020 Census

The census is important for all REALTORS® because completing the Census survey means more resources for businesses and communities across the country.

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Message about why it is important to participate in the 2020 Census

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NAR 2020 Census Webinar
March 4, 2020 at 2PM (EST)

NAR will host a webinar with the U.S. Census Bureau on the importance of this year's decennial census and how census data are used.
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