Census Census 2020 - Shaping your future When you do the math, it's easy to see what an accurate count of residents can do for your community: better infrastructure, improved services, and a brighter tomorrow for everyone. In fact, the information the Census collects helps to determine how billions of dollars in federal funding are spent each year on things like:HospitalsJob training centersNew schoolsSchool programs, such as Head StartSenior centersBridges, tunnels, roads, and highwaysEmergency servicesNatural disaster responseRemember, wherever you live on April 1 is where you fill out the Census. University students, be sure to fill it out right where you’re living, not where you grew up or where your parents reside. Learn more at 2020census.gov Dates to Remember Day in the Life of Census Data FAQ Dates to Remember Day in the Life of Census Data FAQ Response Rates Curious about current response rates across the country as well as in the our community? Visit the 2020 Census Response Rates page.