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2020 Census

March 23, 2020

What is the Census?Census2020

The United States Constitution requires a count every 10 years of every person who is residing in the U.S., regardless of immigration status or citizenship. The Census Bureau's goal for the 2020 Census is to "count everyone once, only once, and in the right place."


City Hall Services Update

March 12, 2020

The City of Portsmouth continues to make decisions in response to the Coronavirus, that public safety staff determine are best for the community, taking into account the latest information and guidance from public health, state and federal authorities.