This data sheet, “Federal Dollars from Five Key Census Programs (Texas Counties)” from George Washington University’s Institute for Public Policy, shows real-world examples of how Texas counties benefit from federal funding based on the census. This is a valuable resource that connects the dots between an accurate count and local funding.

Takeaways:

  • Specific examples of how much money Texas counties receive from federal agencies based on the census
  • Texas counties and taxpayers rely on accurate census data to bring Texas tax dollars back home
  • Texas will lose money without an accurate count