|Today is National Census Day, so stand up and be counted! |
Responding to the Census ensures that your community receives fair representation in federal and state legislatures, and is provided a fair share of funding for roads, public transit, healthcare, schools, public safety, housing and so much more.
According to Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity, each uncounted household represents a loss of about $1,500 annually in funding for programs for Lee County, such as Medicare, Medicaid, Federal Transportation grants, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
The 2020 U.S.