United States Census 2020

United States Census 2020

What is the main purpose of the Census?

The information is used to get a broader sense about the population in general. This information then is used to calculate the number of seats that each state will have in the U.S. House of Representatives. The information is also used to determine which communities will receive federal funding, and how much.

How does the Census help us?

The U.S. census counts every resident in the United States. ... The data collected determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives (a process called apportionment) and is also used to distribute billions in federal funds to   local communities.

For more information go to: https://2020census.gov