Have you ever felt under-represented politically? Wished school districts made more sense? Wanted new roads anywhere? The Census can help. Census data is used to determine federal and state funding for different areas.
$589 billion in federal and state funding is given out each year for cities, towns, roads, schools, health care, and much more.
Where people live defines the boundaries for school and legislative districts.
Where people live helps the government plan new roads, schools, services for the elderly, and much more.
How many people live in each state determines how many seats the state gets in Congress.
Still not sure what it's all about? Come to one of our Census BINGO!! events. We'll have snacks, prizes, and a bit of trivia on why the 2020 Census is vital to our life in the Region!