Nine (9) simple questions …

Just a reminder ...

it's time to fill out your census form!



Your response matters.

 

Health clinics. Fire departments. Schools. Even roads and highways. The census can shape many different aspects of your community.

 

Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year.

The results determine how many seats in Congress each state gets.

It's mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2: The U.S. has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.

 


How is the census used?

Much is at stake for local communities. The Census count is used to distribute more than $860 billion in federal funding for schools, health systems and infrastructure, including roads and bridges.

The count is also important in determining the number of members to represent a state in the U.S. House of Representatives, which could impact a delegation’s clout on Capitol Hill.