Why does the Census matter? Census data determines the distribution of over $675 billion in federal funds, grants, and support to states, counties, and communities! 

What is the Census?

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five US territories.

Watch this 2 minute video to learn more!

 

Why does the Census matter?

The Census provides critical information that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and others use to provide daily services, products, and support for you and your community.

Census data determines the distribution of over $675 billion in federal funds, grants, and support to states, counties, and communities.

The Census makes sure you are fairly represented! Census results determine the number of seats each state will have in the US House of Representatives, and they are used to draw congressional and state legislative districts.

Also, it’s in the constitution! The 2020 Census will mark the 24th time that the US has counted its population since 1790.

How can I participate?

The 2020 Census is happening now. You can complete the questionnaire online at 2020census.gov, by phone at 844-330-2020, or by mail.

Participate in the Census today and be a part of history!

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