April 1 is Census Day and your response matters! The Census shapes many different aspects of our community, including health clinics, fire departments, schools, roads, highways and more.
- 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.
- Census in mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2: The U.S. Has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.
There are three ways to respond to the 2020 census – online, by phone, or by returning the paper questionnaire.