Census 2010

Census Questions?  Please call the Census Bureau's Telephone Assistance Center at 1-866-872-6868.
The Census: A Snapshot

What: The Census is a count of everyone residing in the United States.
Who: All U.S. residents must be counted– both citizens and non citizens.
When: You will receive your questionnaire in March 2010 either by U.S. Mail or hand delivery.
Why: The U.S. Constitution requires a national census once every 10 years to count the population and determine the number of seats each state will have in the U.S. House of Representatives.
How: Households should complete and mail back their questionnaires upon receipt. Households that do not respond will receive a replacement questionnaire in early April. Census takers will visit households that do not return questionnaires to take a count in person.


"Over the last decade, San Francisco lost millions of dollars in federal money because our city's population was undercounted by the federal government in the last Census."
                    - Gavi
n Newsom, Mayor

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