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CENSUS 2020 – Closer than you think!

By Rob Tyson

The United States Census Bureau is gearing up for the 2020 decennial census.  At a recent National Conference of State Legislatures’ meeting, Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop made a presentation on the Census Bureau’s plans to conduct a census of the United State population.  The Census Bureau seeks “to count everybody once, only once, and in the right place.”  With a rapidly changing population and new technologies and data sources, the Census Bureau intends to conduct its count accurately and cheaper on a per household basis than its 2010 count.

Read the presentation here.