If you don't send back your form, you may receive a visit from a census taker. Check out the articles below for some important information and steps to take prior to being visited.
Palm Beach County Census 2010
The purpose of this site is to promote the 2010 Census in the communities we serve, help all understand the importance of being counted in the 2010 census, and to notify residents about various census-related news and activities.
Your Participation in the 2010 Census Matters
- An accurate count of Palm Beach County in the 2010 census is vitally important to the County's future. Every year, more than $400 billion in federal funds is awarded to states and communities based on census data. That's more than $4 trillion over a 10-year period.
- Census data guide local decision-makers in important community planning efforts, including where to build new roads, hospitals and schools.
- Census data is also used to determine the need for additional social services, including community development block grants and other grant programs essential to many communities.
- Census data affect your voice in Congress by determining how many seats each state will have in the U.S. House of Representatives