The census is a snapshot of your community that defines the challenges and opportunities ahead for your nonprofits and the people you serve and engage.
Every person counted — or not counted — in a community impacts ten years of federal funds, political representation, public infrastructure, and private investment.
Data derived from the census helps determine the amount of funding that states, communities, and nonprofits rely on, such as:
Census numbers are used to determine political boundaries, including:
Governments use census numbers to determine locations for vital public works such as:
Businesses large and small use census numbers to: