What's in it for me?
  • Your responses inform where over $675 billion is distributed each year to communities nationwide for clinics, schools, roads, and more.
  • Census data gives community leaders vital information to make decisions about building community centers, opening businesses, and planning for the future.
  • Responding also fulfills your civic duty because it’s mandated by the U.S. Constitution. The United States has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.
  • Your responses are used to redraw legislative districts and determine the number of seats your state has in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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1. What is the census?
2. When can I respond to the census?
3. How do I complete the census?
4. Why is a complete and accurate census count important?
5. What languages will be offered?
6. I have a non-traditional living situation. Where should I be counted?
7. What if I don't complete the census?
8. Will my personal information be safe?
9. What's in it for me?
10. What questions will be asked on the census?
11. Why are these questions asked on the census?
12. What won’t be asked?
13. What jobs are available with the United States Census Bureau?
14. I'd like to volunteer to help to ensure a complete count for Milton. Who do I contact?