The U.S. government is ramping up its decennial tally of every person in the country.
This is the first time everyone can fill out their census questionnaire online, but you'll also have the option to respond by phone or mail. Census Day is April 1, which means you're supposed record who lives in your household on that date, regardless of when you actually fill it out.
The Trump administration failed to get a citizenship question added to the questionnaire. And it's important to note that the Census Bureau can't use or share any personal information it receives.
Not only is your response required by law, the count ultimately impacts $1.5 trillion in federal funding, emergency preparedness, the apportionment of U.S. representatives and other initiatives.