10 simple questions… Find detailed information about the questions in the form here.
According to the Constitution, a US Census is required every 10 years. Why do we need to fill out the survey that’s still mailed to us? (They’re currently experimenting with Internet response forms for the future; maybe by 2020 they’ll have progressed…)
$400 billion in federal funds will be allocated to different cities, based on the responses. This money can be used for:
- Job training centers
- Senior centers
- Bridges, tunnels and other-public works projects
- Emergency services
The 2010 Census form is just 10 questions pertaining to:
- Date of birth
- Hispanic origin
- Household relationship
- If you own or rent
Contact Us (them, not me!)
If you did not receive a form (or LOST it…), call the Telephone Questionnaire Assistance center at 1-866-872-6868 unless you prefer a Spanish-speaking operator, then dial 1-866-928-2010 between 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (your local time) seven days a week from February 25, 2010 through July 30, 2010.
For the hearing-impaired, TDD 1-866-783-.
Check out key dates including how and when to volunteer, seek employment, turn in your form, etc.