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2020 Census invitations are on the way to your mailbox

ALPENA, Mich. — Census invitations have started arriving in Alpena.  Christine Hitch, marketing and communications director for the Community Foundation of Northeast Michigan, says it’s important to respond to the survey as results determine how billions of federal funding flows into states and communities each year.

The Census survey is mandated by the U.S. Constitution and has been conducted every ten years since 1790.

For more information about the 2020 census, visit