U.S. Census Bureau will begin mailing invitations to households mid-March

FOX New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Get counted and change a life. The 2020 census deadline is just around the corner.

The 2020 census is an account of all people living in the United States, regardless of their status. A few reasons the census is important is because it determined the amount of federal funding and represented in Congress.

Questions on the census are really simple. Brandale Mills, a Census Bureau media specialist, says some of the questions are as simple as your name, age, race, and ethnicity. They then use this data to gather demographic information about the state and country.

In mid-March, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin mailing invitations to households across the country with instructions on how to participate in the 2020 Census. Most households will receive an invitation by April 1, 2020.

People can also respond online, by phone or by mail.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

Video Forecast

Grant's Monday Evening Forecast

Thumbnail for the video titled "Grant's Monday Evening Forecast"
More Weather Video Forecast

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

The Series Ep2: Social Pressure ➞