The U.S. Constitution requires that each decade the U.S. Census Bureau takes a count—or a census—of America's population.  This information it vital for you and the community.  It determines how many representatives each state gets in Congress and is used to redraw district boundaries; communities rely on census statistics to plan for a variety of resident needs including new roads, schools and emergency services and businesses use census data to determine where to open places to shop. 

Below is some helpful information:

Census 101: What You Need to Know

The 2020 Census at a Glance

How the 2020 Census will invite everyone to respond