The U.S. Constitution calls for a headcount of all people living in the U.S. and its territories every 10 years. The Census is very important for a variety of reasons, it determines the:
- Distribution of $650 billion each year to state and local governments.
- Districting of U.S. House of Representative membership.
- Decision making at all levels of government including funds that the ELANCO School District receives to support our learners in each of our schools.
Every household can now respond to the 2020 Census online, by mail, or by phone. Responding to the U.S. Census has never been easier. It should take only about 10 minutes and is safe, secure, and confidential whether you respond online, by mail, or by phone. Your census answers are anonymous, and your information and privacy are protected.
To learn more now, check out the United States Census Bureau website census.gov.