As the deadline for the Census is rapidly approaching some have been asking the importance of filling out the form. According the the census.com, your response in filling out the form
- Helps to direct billions of dollars in federal funds to local communities for schools, roads, and other public services.
- Results from the 2020 Census will be used to determine the number of seats each state has in Congress and your political representation at all levels of government.
Though many officials are requesting for the deadline to still be October 31st, the deadline for filling out the census has now been moved to September 30th, 2020.