11/23/2010 - 2010 Census/Redistricting Process

THE CENSUS -- REQUIRED BY LAW, IMPACTS LOCAL COMMUNITY SERVICES FUNDING

The U.S. Census Bureau conducted the country’s 10-year Census in the spring of 2010.  The 2010 Census is a count of everyone living in the United States and is mandated by the U.S. Constitution.  All U.S. residents must be counted – both citizens and non-citizens.  Every year the federal government allocates more than $400 billion to states and communities based, in part, on Census data.  Census data also determine boundaries for state and local legislative and congressional districts.

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