Facts about the US Census

Every 10 years, the results of the census are used to reapportion the House of Representatives, determining how many seats each state gets.

— census.gov

Facts about the US Census

The U.S. Constitution mandates that everyone in the country be counted every 10 years. The first census was in 1790.

— census.gov

Facts about the US Census

The distribution of more than $675 billion in federal funds, grants and support to states, counties and communities are based on census data.

— census.gov