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How COVID-19 could affect census funding

Sep 9, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has particularly affected the counting of people living in group settings, like college towns.
Harvard University students moving out of their dorms back in March.
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Census data shows fewer seniors are living alone

Dec 19, 2019
There's hasn't been in increase in seniors in nursing homes, either.
Less Americans are living in nursing homes.
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New census data shows inequality continues to grow in the U.S.

Sep 26, 2019
Top earners took a bigger slice of the income pie, while everyone else's slices shrank.
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As farmers age, they face the challenge of finding successors to take over

May 21, 2019
Farmers across America are getting older and weighing the fate of their farms.
Alan Haight, 62, prunes apple trees at Riverhill Farm in Nevada City.
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The fastest—and slowest—growing counties in the U.S.

Apr 19, 2019
Counties in Texas, North Dakota and Florida are experiencing a high rate of population growth.

Can technology make the census more accurate?

Oct 31, 2017
The census influences how hundreds of billions of dollars are spent. Will reaching out online improve the response rate?
Forms for Census 2010 are displayed during an event April 1, 2010 in Washington, DC.
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Census Bureau to release new poverty numbers

Sep 13, 2016
The agency will release rates of poverty and health insurance coverage for 2015.
A homeless woman waits in line to receive groceries and clothing in the skid row section of Los Angeles, California.
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Latino political clout grows in cities

Jul 4, 2016
The U.S. Conference of Mayors launches a new Latino Alliance chaired by Mayor Eric Garcetti of L.A., the city with the most Hispanics nationwide.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will chair a new Latino Alliance of Mayors.
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