It is Not Too Late
You can still complete the 2020 census today online at – https://2020census.gov/en
Your response matters to health clinics, fire departments, schools, and even roads and highways. The census can shape many different aspects of your community because the results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year. The census results also determine how many seats in Congress each state gets. The Census is mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2: The U.S. has counted its population every 10 years since 1790. Census results affect your community every day in areas such as school lunches, plans for highways, and support for firefighters and families in need.
- Your Social Security number.
- Money or donations.
- Anything on behalf of a political party.
- Your bank or credit card account numbers.
If someone claiming to be from the U.S. Census Bureau contacts you via email or phone and asks you for one of these things, it’s a scam, and you should not cooperate. For more information, visit Avoiding Fraud and Scams.
(Source: U.S. Census website at https://2020census.gov/en)