From Austin to Boston: A Look at the Big Cities Challenging the 2020 Census Headcount
The Census Bureau has received more than 100 submissions in total for its two challenge programs from cities, towns and villages of all sizes across the U.S.
Federal Proposal of ‘MENA' Category Long Overdue, Advocates Say
For decades, Americans who trace their origins to the Middle East and North Africa have had to choose “white” or “other” on the Census and other government and business forms.
US Proposes Adding New Race and Ethnicity Categories to Federal Surveys, Census
The Biden Admin is proposing major changes to federal surveys that could reshape how latinos and people of Middle East and North African descent are counted in federal surveys and censuses.
Report: Some Census Takers Who Fudged Data Didn't Get Fired
A watchdog group has determined that some census takers who falsified information during the 2020 census didn’t have their work redone fully, weren’t fired in a timely manner and in some cases even received bonuses. The report by the U.S. Commerce Department’s Office of Inspector General raises concerns about possible damage to the quality of the once-a-decade head count that...
In 1st Full Year of Pandemic, Biggest Metros Lost Residents
In the first full year of the pandemic, the New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago metro areas had the greatest population losses in the nation
Let the Challenges Begin! Time for Contesting Census Is Here
The U.S. Census Bureau has begun accepting challenges from states, cities and tribal nations that want to contest the results of the 2020 census