March 28, 2010 | ABC7Chicago | Original Article

There's money in filling out census forms

2010 census forms were mailed earlier this month and so far about 34 percent of people have already returned their forms.

Census officials estimate that if 100-percent of households mailed back their forms, taxpayers would save $1.5 billion dollars.

Elisa Alfonso from the State of Illinois and City of Chicago complete count committee stopped by ABC7 News Sunday Morning to talk about the count and answer common questions some of us might have.