The U.S. Decennial Census directly effects the annual distribution of more than $400 billion in federal resources and the make up of the U.S. House of Representatives. In short, the Decennial Census is about money and power! Private and public, for-profit and nonprofit, virtually everyone whose work depends on population and demographic numbers relies on the Census Bureau’s numbers. The Census Bureau relies on and affects each one of us!
Public and private business plans and proposals
Money for schools
Funds for roads and highways
Funding and placement of medical facilities