From schools and health care to public safety, roads and bridges your participation in the census can shape many different aspects of our community. The Cedar Rapids Community School District encourages everyone in our community to take seriously your responsibility and respond to the census.
Why does it matter?
- Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year.
- The results determine how many seats in Congress each state gets.
- It’s mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2: The U.S. has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, BE SURE TO VISIT THE 2020 CENSUS WEB SITE.