Shape Your Future: Complete the 2020 Census

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Posted on Apr 29, 2020 by Krystal-Rose Agu
The 2020 U.S. census empowers you to make a positive impact for the next 10 years. Shape your community, mobility, schools, voice and future by taking a few minutes to complete the census online, by phone or by mail.

Shape Your Community
When you complete the 2020 census, you help grow and sustain your community with the necessary resources to thrive.

Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into your state and local communities each year for hospitals, schools, road construction, assistance programs and other public services.

Shape Your Mobility
Completing the 2020 census helps keep you on the move and connected to the people and places you value. Census results influence highway planning and construction, as well as grants for buses, subways, and other public transit systems. These funds help DART support local transportation projects that keep North Texas connected.

Shape Your Schools
When you complete the census, you help local schools and colleges thrive. Census results help determine how money is allocated for the Head Start program and grants that support teachers and special education. These funds also support Federal Pell Grants; student wellness programs; adult education grants and agriculture, science and engineering education.

Shape Your Voice
Complete the 2020 census and help your vote and representation count. The results are used to adjust or redraw congressional and state electoral districts, based on where populations have increased or decreased in the past 10 years.

The results also determine how many seats each state will have in the U.S. House of Representatives. Completing the census helps lawmakers and government leaders better represent your values and community.

Complete the Census
Shape your future and complete the 2020 census online at or by phone when you call 844-330-2020 or by mail when you send your completed form to: U.S. Census Bureau, National Processing Center, 1201 E 10th Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47132.

Learn More
There are more ways the census can impact your future for the next 10 years. Take a look at how federal programs can benefit from the census with this distribution list tallied in 2015.

For more information about the 2020 census, visit


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