According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Maryland currently has a 65.7% self response rate. As the state nears a two-thirds completion rate, Maryland Census reminds everyone that all residents need to be counted.
Accurate counts for the census equate to improved funding for the state and local communities. Hundreds of billions of dollars of federal funding are allocated for public services like hospitals and fire departments, and programs like school lunches. Census numbers also play a key role in legislative redistricting, and help determine where to new homes and businesses will be built.
The census is quick and easy to complete, either online, via telephone, or by mail.
The U.S. Census is private and confidential. Complete your census today by visiting the Census2020 website.