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Health clinics. Fire departments. Schools. Roads and highways. The U.S. Census helps to shape many different aspects of our community.

 

Once a decade, Americans come together to participate in the Census, with data generated being used to shape our future.  A correct count is critical for all of us in Martin County, as numbers are used to determine federal representation and funding for a variety of programs and initiatives in our community.

 

Important Dates:

  • March 12-202020: Households will begin receiving official Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail. 
    • The process is confidential – it is against the law for the Census Bureau to publicly release responses in any way that could identify individuals or members of their household.  Per Title 13 of the U.S. Code, All responses may only be used to produce statistics.  
       
  • April 12020:  Census Day is observed nationwide. By this date, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. Once the invitation arrives, you should respond for your home in one of three ways: online, by phone, or by mail. When you respond to the census, you'll tell the Census Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020.

 

Additional Resources:

CENSUS.GOV – CENSUS 101: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

CENSUS.GOV – QUESTIONS ASKED AND SAMPLE QUESTIONNAIRE

 

CENSUS.GOV – HOW THE CENSUS WILL INVITE EVERYONE TO RESPOND