Census Day is April 1, and residents should look for a postcard in the mail around mid-March with instructions on how to respond.
The U.S. Constitution mandates that the federal government take a count (or “census”) of the U.S. population every decade. This snapshot of America counts every person in every household in the United States on a single day.
If you don’t respond, you don’t count — and that costs everyone in our community.
Below are some answers to frequently asked questions about the U.S. Census.
You also may contact the U.S. Census Bureau directly, by phone and online, for answers to your questions: