October 20, 2019

2020 Census Information

When answering census questions it is important to be accurate & factual.

The census provides vital information for you & your community.

Some reasons for the census include:

  • It determines how many representatives each state gets in Congress & is used to redraw district boundaries.
  • Communities rely on census statistics to plan for a variety of resident needs including new roads & emergency services.
  • Businesses use census data to determine where to open places to shop.
  • Each year, the federal government distributes more than $675 billion to states & communities based on Census Bureau data.

Below are some links to common questions.

Census 101: What You Need To Know

Confidentiality

Counting Young Children

Ways To Respond

Key Dates

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