When some people consider the prospect of filling out the Census, issues of confidentiality can give them pause: How do I know that my information is safe? Who has access to it? 

There are answers. And we’ve got them. 

Fact: Census data cannot be made public for 72 years, and federal law mandates that your information remain secure.

Wondering why you should fill out the Census and how the information it collects informs our democracy? Check out “Census 101: Get Your Civics On.”

It’s mission critical for Minnesotans to fill out the 2020 Census. Find out why Minnesota could be a big loser in 2020.

Production Team: Lisa Blackstone, Terry Gray, Robert Hutchings, Eric Pagel, Jennilee Park, Michael Phillips


This story was created in collaboration with the Minnesota State Demographic Center as part of In It Together.