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2020 U.S. Census

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Census facts: 2020 Census data will help inform how billions of dollars are distributed to states and communities every year for the next 10 years.

Why is it important to participate in the U.S. Census?

The U.S. Census will determine congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding every year, and provide data that will impact communities for the next decade... School lunches. Plans for highways. Support for firefighters and families in need. Census results affect your community every day. – 2020Census.gov

What kinds of questions do they ask?

The U.S. Census questionnaire asks simple questions about you and everyone who was living with you on April 1, 2020. Visit U.S. Census 2020 Questions Asked on the Form to see examples of questions that are asked.

How do I participate?

You can complete the U.S. Census questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail. Visit Responding to the Census to participate online or for more information.

Is the Census available in different languages?

Yes, the Census is available in a large variety of languages, please see the U.S. Census Language Guides page.