How is census data used?

By law, the U.S. Census Bureau can use your responses only to produce statistics. 2020 Census results will help in directing billions of dollars in federal funds to communities for schools, roads, and other public services. Results from the 2020 Census will also help to determine the number of seats that each state has in Congress.

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1. When can I complete the census?
2. What questions does the 2020 Census ask?
3. How is census data used?
4. What happens to my responses?
5. Will my information be disclosed to other agencies?
6. Will the census form be available in different languages?
7. How do I know whether someone works for the U.S. Census Bureau?