Fill out the 2020 Census today! Visit opens in a new windowmy2020census.gov to fill out the census in English and 12 other languages. Call 844-330-2020 for English or visit  opens in a new window2020census.gov for phone numbers to call in 12 other languages.

The US census is conducted every 10 years to count persons living in the US. Completing the census is our way to say "I count". Help use make sure Boon County has a complete count in the 2020 census.

Participating in the census helps our community.

Community
Funding

Based on census data, more than $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to communities across the United States. In 2016, the state of Missouri received $16 billion in federal funding.

Quality
of Life

The federal funding we get is spent on important programs like schools, roads, bridges, hospitals, SNAP, Medicare, Head Start, crime victim assistance, emergency shelter grants, Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program, rural business grants and so much more.

Business
Opportunities

Businesses use census data to decide where to grow and build stores, restaurants, factories and offices. New businesses in our community would mean more jobs for our residents.

Government Representation

The census is used to redraw boundaries for city wards and county districts, as well as congressional and state legislative districts to account for population shifts. Census data is also used to determine how many seats each state gets in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Filling out the census is safe and easy.

Confidential Information

By federal law, your responses cannot be used against you and can only be used to produce statistics. That means your information cannot be shared with anyone, including law enforcement, immigration, tax agencies or landlords.

Easy to Participate

There are three options this year to make responding even easier than previous years. You can respond online, by mail or by phone. Those who don't self-respond will have a U.S. Census Bureau worker visit them to collect information. The census is available in 13 different languages to accommodate the majority of the population.