Residents should complete the census because it is safe, easy, and important.
- Safe: Your personal information is confidential, including citizenship and other sensitive data, by law. Disclosure of personal data is subject to fine or imprisonment.
- Important: Data from the census provides the basis for annually distributing more than $675 billion in federal funds which helps fund our roads, schools, hospitals, Medicaid, and many other programs.
- Easy: You can complete the census online, by phone, or by mail. You can respond in 13 different languages via phone or online.