Once every decade, the federal government conducts a census of the entire population of the United States. Many federal, state, and local programs are funded based on the data collected for the census. When people respond to the census, they help their community obtain its fair share of the federal funds spent on schools, hospitals, roads, public works, and other vital programs.
The 2020 Census Count is underway. It is critically important that every person in our state is counted, including those at risk of being missed.
Read previous articles on ND Compass about the 2020 Census: