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Posted on: April 17, 2020

2020 Census is underway - have you been counted?

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The 2020 Census questionnaire is quick and easy. Information is secure, safe, and confidential, and your privacy is protected. Census responses help to direct billions of dollars in federal funds for our schools, roads, and other public services.

The U.S. Constitution mandates a census of the population every 10 years. Responding to the 2020 Census takes only a few minutes and is crucial to determine Rancho Santa Margarita’s future representations and funding until 2030. It’s essential that everyone is counted! 

If you haven’t done so yet, you can participate online at https://my2020census.gov.  You can also see how RSM compares with our neighboring cities and encourage family and friends to participate by checking out the bureau’s online response rates map. The map is updated regularly to reflect the self-response rate of each state, county, city, census tract, congressional district, and tribal area.

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