The bureau thinks it missed 3% of African Americans, 5% of Hispanics and 6% of Alaska Natives and Native Americans living on reservations.
Redrawing congressional maps is an expensive process — one that will shape U.S. politics for the next 10 years.
These numbers have major political and economic implications.
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.