Nine States Lost Population Last Year

That's the largest number of states to lose residents in more than 30 years.

Checking In on a Census ‘Homework Assignment’ for Cities and Counties

These localities have already launched their Complete Count Committees and taken other proactive steps to avoid undercounting. Has yours?

High-Immigration States Diverge on Census Citizenship Question

In cities and states with big immigrant populations, different opinions about what the Census' citizenship question will mean.

Attorney General Calls Out Judge on Census Citizenship Question

States have sued the U.S. Census Bureau and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to stop the federal agency from using a question about citizenship in the 2020 census.

Census Bureau Takes Hits from Lawsuits, GAO Review and Cancelled Contract

The Government Accountability Office last month criticized the Census Bureau's practices for maintaining schedules for receiving resources on time.

Judge to Allow Census Citizenship Question Lawsuit to Continue

A coalition of states, cities and advocacy groups argue that adding the question will drive down response rates ahead of the 2020 decennial count.

Census Bureau Fumbles a 'Foundational' Part of the 2020 Trial Run

The Census Bureau is facing more problems in the lead up to the 2020 Census.

Census Should Be More Transparent About Cyber Protections, Former Officials Say

The Census Bureau will conduct its first largely online decennial census in 2020 but hasn’t said how it will secure the process.

A Part of the U.S. Where Younger Counties Are on the Rise

Overall, the nation's median age has been getting older. New Census Bureau data shows which region is bucking that trend the most.

Years of Slower Population Growth Persisted in 2017

A new analysis looks at population growth across the states, which is tied to state finances. Only two states saw a population drop over the last decade.

Fort Worth, Texas Cracks Top Cities List

Fort Worth added 18,664 people in 2017, an average of 51 per day—enough to push the city into 15th place on the list of the country’s largest, according to recent census data.

Census Citizenship Fight Will Sway States' Political Clout, Federal Money

Alabama sues to keep U.S. Census from counting undocumented immigrants. Phoenix City Council, meanwhile, votes to sue to block Census Bureau from asking whether someone is a citizen.

Quest for Affordable Housing Drives People Away From the Coasts

San Antonio and Phoenix lead population gains between 2016 and 2017, the first time in more than a decade that New York City did not see biggest growth.

Highlighting Every Census Tract, One by One in Numerical Order

Exploring U.S. geography through a jigsaw puzzle of community snapshots.

States Ready to Sue as Commerce Department Moves to Add Citizenship Question to Census

Civil rights groups, immigration advocates and state AGs prepare for what could “potentially be a long-haul flight.”

Census Uncertainty Spurs State Action to Prevent Undercounting

Starting in February, the bureau will turn over address lists to states and local governments for double-checking that must be finished within 120 days.

Justice Department’s Census Citizenship Question Increases Undercounting Fears

States with high immigrant populations stand to be impacted amid fears that sharing information may lead to deportations.