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  • The U.S. Constitution requires that each decade we take a count— or a census—of America’s population.
  • Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year.
  • It’s mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2: The U.S. has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.
  • The census provides vital information for you and your community.
  • It determines how many representatives each state gets in Congress and is used to redraw district boundaries.
  • Redistricting counts are sent to the states by March 31, 2021.
  • Communities rely on census statistics to plan for a variety of resident needs including new roads, schools, and emergency services.
  • Businesses use census data to determine where to open places to shop