On May 6, the County Board approved the Census Complete Count Committee which will work to ensure an accurate county of every resident, including the most likely people to be undercounted. it will also work to increase awareness to encourage a high rate of return. It is important for every resident to know that all information provided on the Census is kept in complete confidence.
Population totals from the decennial Census determine the number of seats each state has in the United States House of Representatives and are used to redraw state legislative districts, county supervisory districts, and municipal aldermanic districts. Census information is also used to determine the appropriation of approximately $675 11 billion in federal funds for state and local programs.