Census 2020 – Get counted to shape Menifee’s future

MENIFEE – April 1 is census day across the nation. In every community, residents are asked to complete a short questionnaire. Counting America’s population every 10 years is required by the Constitution. For every person counted, from infants and young children to older adults, the state of California receives funding from the federal government. This funding equates to billions of dollars annually for California. But census data isn’t just about dollars, it is also used to apportion those dollars for a wide variety of federal, state and regional programs and projects. Responding in Menifee helps the community receive its fair share. Census data is also used to determine congressional representation. The city uses census data to plan services and projects, and to place facil
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