From The Desk Down State
March 11, 2020
Residents across Illinois will soon begin receiving invitations to fill out the 2020 census forms.
Mandated by the United States Constitution, the census is a count of the United States population that takes place every ten years. The 2020 Census will be the 24th census conducted since 1790.
Residents will receive an invitation to respond online to the 2020 census between March 12 and 20. It is important to remember what the census is and why it is essential that people respond.
This once-every-10-years count of our nation’s population provides critical data that is used to provide res...