Even though the forms for the 2010 Census have not been mailed out, they want everyone to know how important it is for everyone to fill the forms out and mail them back.
The amount of financial help cities get from the federal government is based on how many people live in each city.
A specialist at the local census office tells NewsWest 9, it's important for everyone to participate to benefit their communities.
The local census office is also hiring people to help with the census.
If you would like more information, you can call them at 1-866-861-2010.