The U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States. The U.S. Constitution mandates that this occur every 10 years. The information the census collects provides state legislatures with population data necessary for legislative redistricting. It also helps determine how more than $675 billion of federal funding is distributed to states and communities each year, according to the Census Bureau. The Census survey can be filled out by mail, in person, or online starting April 1st.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding Census 2020