How much money is allocated because of the census?

The exact amount of federal funding guided by census data is not known.

The Census Bureau often cites more than $675 billion a year as the estimated amount of federal government spending that is distributed to states and local communities based in part on census data. But Andrew Reamer, a longtime researcher on census-guided funding based at the George Washington University's Institute of Public Policy, has used more recent data to produce a more comprehensive estimate, currently at more than $1.5 trillion a year.

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1. When does the 2020 census start?
2. How will the homeless population be counted?
3. How will these transitory locations be identified?
4. Who is counted by the census?
5. Is the census voluntary?
6. Is my information private?
7. Is this the first online census?
8. What questions does the 2020 Census ask?
9. Is there a US citizenship question on the census?
10. Is Hispanic or Latino a considered a race on the census?
11. Does the census ask about my religion, political party or income?
12. How much money is allocated because of the census?
13. Is the census the same as the American Community Survey?