You can do something important to help your town or city.
Complete the census.
It is safe.
It is anonymous.
It is important.
It helps your family.
...50 states .... Washington DC .... Puerto Rico .... Guam .... American Samoa .. .. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands...U.S. Virgin Islands...
EVERYONE should complete the census.
Who is everyone?
...You should count everyone who is or will be living there as of April 1, 2020.
...You should count people where they live and sleep most of the time.
...You shouldn't worry about legal documents. The census does NOT identify you personally.
...You shouldn't worry about ICE. The census does NOT share your personal data.
The census decides over $1 trillion in federal spending each year.
These programs help children with things like...
quality early education,
But some people forget to count the children. In 2010, about 1 out of 10 children under age 5 weren't counted.
Watch 1 of these videos. Who should you count? Then look at this page. Who else must you count in your house?
easy version... more difficult version...
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- 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 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.
1. How many people were living or staying in this house, apartment, or mobile home on April 1, 2020?2.Were there any additional people staying here on April 1, 2020, that you did not include in Question 1?3.Is this house, apartment, or mobile home ......Owned by you or someone in this household with a mortgage or loan?
4. What is your telephone number?These are some maps of data collected from the census.
Look at the map of your state. What can you learn?
5.What is Person 1's name?6.What is Person 1's sex?
7.What is Person 1's age and what is Person 1's date of birth?
8.Is Person 1 of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin?
9.What is Person 1's race?10. Print name of Person 2.
11. Does this person usually live or stay somewhere else? (same as #6-9)
12.How is this person related to Person 1?
And now a final review... see this longer video ..... then you are ready. How will you complete the census?