The 2020 census is a survey that counts the population of the United States and five U.S. territories. The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 census will mark the 24th time that the country has counted its population since 1790. A short survey has been sent to every home in the country asking each home to fill out the questionnaire, online, by phone, or by mail on April 1, 2020.

Here is what the census means to South Jersey.