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Everyone's privacy matters, and responding to the 2020 Census is confidential. Census data is protected by Title 13 and violators are subject to fines and imprisonment. Individual data is not released to anyone or any state or federal agency.
It's safe and simple - Census 2020 contains just 10 easy questions to be completed online, by mail or over the phone.
Why Census 2020 Matters to North Dakota
- Dollars: The allocation of federal funds to states depends on the decennial data. In fiscal year 2015, $1.45 billion in federal funds were allocated to programs in North Dakota based upon resident count from Census 2010 and subsequent annual population estimates.
- Data: Information collected will inform decision makers in all sectors and lead to allocation of financial resources at all levels and adjustments to state legislative district boundaries.
- Decade: Results will influence individuals, communities, governments, for-profit entities and nonprofit organizations throughout the next decade; there's no do-over for 10 years.
What's the Financial Impact If Everyone Isn't Counted in North Dakota?