Stories tagged: "2020 Census"


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Phoenix Population Keeps Growing as Climate Danger Rises

New data shows that people keep flocking to communities like Phoenix where climate change makes life more uncomfortable and more precarious.

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The Census Says This Latino City in Arizona Shrank. Its Leaders Plan to Appeal.

The Census Bureau put Somerton's official population at 14,197 people, not the 20,000 that the mayor expected.

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Trump Administration Still Fighting to Keep Immigrants off Census

The Trump administration said it does not know how many immigrants might be excluded from the Census under a 2019 presidential order, but it still urged the Supreme Court on Monday to overturn lower courts that blocked the proposal.

Mesa Mayor John Giles joined other mayors from around the country on a call expressing concerns about the accuracy of the 2020 census, which ended last week, and calling for a delay so that Census Bureau analysts can completely analyze the data for accuracy. (Photo courtesy U.S. Conference of Mayors)
In Pro-Democracy Plea, Mesa Mayor Calls for Census Deadline Extension

Local leaders came together during the U.S. Conference of Mayors in support of extending the deadline for the 2020 Census.

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Trump Order Would Exclude 4% of Arizona’s Population From Census Count

Leaving undocumented residents out of the Census could result in Arizona losing out on nearly $900 million in federal funding.

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There’s Still Time! Here’s Why It’s Important For All Latino Communities to Fill Out the 2020 Census

The deadline for this year’s 2020 Census was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so Americans now have until Oct. 31 to make themselves count.

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Some Tribes’ Census Response Rates Are At or Below 1%. That’s a Big Problem.

Experts have blamed the lack of internet access in Indian Country and the arrival of the coronavirus for tribes' low Census response rates.