Why does the Census matter?

The information the Census collects helps determine how more than $675 billion of federal funding is distributed to states and communities each year. 

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1. What is the Census?
2. Why does the Census matter?
3. How do I respond to the Census?
4. Is it safe to provide my information to the Census Bureau over the internet?
5. What if I am not a U.S. citizen, does the Census still count me?
6. Will there be a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census survey?
7. What does it mean if the citizenship question is added to the Census?