With COVID-19-related job losses, health experts expect the number of people without insurance to grow this year.
The Census Bureau is offering higher wages and pulling workers in from neighboring states.
Census numbers show lowest the mobility rate on record.
There is demand for new homes, but a lot of it is among first-time home buyers who can’t afford them.
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.” […]
The U.S. Census Bureau says it needs to hire hundreds of thousands of workers to complete the 2020 census. But since the economy is in such good shape, with unemployment down to 3.7 percent in September, that hiring task may be a lot harder than it was back in 2010. And the census faces more […]