This post was published on 12/10/2019.
The 2020 Census is extremely important to Florida! In fiscal year 2016, more than $44 billion dollars was returned to Florida for healthcare, nutrition, education, transportation and other federal programs. In 2010, Florida’s population increases resulted in our state gaining two Congressional seats. These determinations are based on Census data. But Florida is at great risk of undercounting its residents and stands to lose millions if we do not act to ensure a complete count of our residents. The people who need these programs the most are those who are most likely to go uncounted.
Click here to read more about making sure your child(ren) count in the 2020 census.