Once a decade, America comes together to count every resident in the U.S., creating national awareness of the importance of the census and its valuable statistics. Counting our population and households provides the basis for reappointing congressional seats, redistricting, and distributing more than
$675 billion in federal funds
annually to support states, counties and communities’ vital programs —
impacting housing, education, transportation, employment, health care and public policy
Every person matters!