Starting in March 2020, residents will receive a census invitation and can begin responding online, by mail or by phone. Learn what to expect in the mail [PDF]. Your local Anoka County Library will have computers available to take the census. Return here soon for more information once the census begins.
Your response is important! Federal spending programs use census data to distribute the right amount of money to cities, counties, and states. If people aren't included, your area may have a harder time funding their schools, transportation, and other amenity costs. In 2016, Minnesota received $15,459,175,947 through 55 federal spending programs guided by data derived from the 2010 Census.
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Learn more here.