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be counted in the 2020 census
To fill out your questionnaire and find more information, visit 2020census.org. You can complete the Census online, or by phone or mail.
WHY IT'S IMPORTANT
- Census data determines how many seats each state receives in the U.S. House of Representatives.
- Census data also directs over $675 billion ANNUALLY in federal funding. By completing your questionnaire, you are helping your community receive its fair share of funding for health care, education, roads, fire departments, and more.
- By filling out your Census survey now, you are protecting your community! For those who don't fill it out, the Census Bureau will be sending workers door to door to get your response, which we know increases risk of spreading the coronavirus.
How is Meridian doing? You can check current response rates and compare your community to the rest of the state and the nation. Encourage your friends, family and neighbors to submit now!
As of August 24, close to 80% of Meridian citizens have been counted: