Mailing a paper form and then following up with a house visit just won't work for everybody. State and local governments are trying to help figure out how to reach people in danger of being undercounted.
Less than a 2 percent difference in the population count could mean gaining or losing a congressional seat.
“We are making some progress, as you well know, but certainly not progress enough,” said Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh.
State and local governments are among the groups that have objected to the Census asking about citizenship status.
In a city with a long history of population losses, Mayor Mike Duggan announces the city’s point person to lead community outreach to promote the 2020 count.
Most states count prisoners as residents of the places where they are incarcerated. But some are shifting to counting them as parts of their home communities.
It’s one of several legal battles over the Trump administration’s controversial decision to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census.
That's the largest number of states to lose residents in more than 30 years.
These localities have already launched their Complete Count Committees and taken other proactive steps to avoid undercounting. Has yours?
And that's not great for the economy.
In cities and states with big immigrant populations, different opinions about what the Census' citizenship question will mean.
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.
Has your local jurisdiction launched a Complete Count Committee?
The Government Accountability Office last month criticized the Census Bureau's practices for maintaining schedules for receiving resources on time.
A coalition of states, cities and advocacy groups argue that adding the question will drive down response rates ahead of the 2020 decennial count.
The Census Bureau is facing more problems in the lead up to the 2020 Census.
The Census Bureau will conduct its first largely online decennial census in 2020 but hasn’t said how it will secure the process.
Overall, the nation's median age has been getting older. New Census Bureau data shows which region is bucking that trend the most.
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 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.
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