Have you done your part as a U.S. citizen and filled out your 2020 Census Report? The U.S. Constitution mandates a population and housing count every 10 years. The data collected helps determine where more than $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to states and communities each year.
In addition to determining funding for healthcare, infrastructure and education, census data also determines the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives and your political representation at all levels of government.
Today is Census Day. We urge all members to take the moment to fill out the 2020 Census, which will help ensure your community is counted for representation and important resources.
April 1, 2020 was Census Day, a key reference date for the 2020 Census—not a deadline. The Census Bureau uses this date to determine who is counted and where for the census. When you respond, you tell the Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020. Everyone is encouraged to respond as soon as possible to ensure a proper count.
This year the Census Bureau is encouraging all who are able to respond online at my2020census.gov. This conserves natural resources, saves taxpayer money and makes data processing more efficient.
Your participation in the census is very important and required by law. Your answers and information is kept completely confidential. Be a patriot by filling out your census and get counted.