You Count! Be Counted – Census Fact Sheet for People with Disabilities
The government counts everyone in the country. They ask questions about every home in the country. One person from every home answers the questions. This is called the census. The census is when the government counts everyone in the country.
The census happens every 10 years. We will have a census in 2020.
The government will send you a letter in the mail. They will send the letter in March. This letter has instructions on how to fill out the census.
The census asks one person in every home to answer a few questions. A home can be a house or apartment.
This document is also available in Spanish and in accessible word doc format (at the arc.org/census).