Retirees are living longer, the working-age population is shrinking and birthrates are down in the U.S.
Those most in need of federal funding could be left out of the census count.
Employers added 1.4 million jobs, but that's the fewest since the pandemic began.
You now have until mid-August to respond to the census if you haven't yet.
The 2020 census was planning to deploy up to 500,000 census takers to follow up with households that didn't respond online or by mail.
The bureau is using workers people know or can identify with for house calls.
African American participation in the upcoming census is a topic of concern for some legislators.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether the 2020 census should include a citizenship question.
The U.S. government is worried the same kind of interference that made its way into the 2016 presidential campaign could affect the 2020 census. As a result, the Census Bureau is asking for help from technology and social media giants like Google, Facebook and Twitter to fight any misinformation campaigns that might target the once-a-decade […]
Every 10 years, the U.S. government counts every living person in the country. The 2020 head count will be the first U.S. census conducted mostly online. “For more than 200 years, the census has been this pencil and paper activity,” said Issie Lapowsky, senior writer at WIRED. “It’s a really human intensive, really time-intensive process.” […]