A report from the Census Bureau says that, overall, the 2020 Census was more complete than expected given the challenges of completing it during the pandemic.
Populations at the U.S.-Mexico border "are particularly difficult to reach, especially Hispanic families living in isolated rural colonias," lawmakers wrote.
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Gergel is on a judicial panel for a lawsuit claiming the state's new district maps weaken the voting power of Black people.
The election is scheduled to take place on May 17, 2022, but the state's top election official is asking for a final district map well in advance.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel called the commission's decision to meet privately with what should have been public information "repugnant."
For the first time since 1990, the committee charged with redrawing Washington state's legislative districts missed their deadline to complete the map.
Hartville, Missouri, is the closest town to the U.S. population center, according to the 2020 census.
After every once-a-decade U.S. census, a new population center is decided. This year could show the smallest movement since the 1910s.
Santos is a third-generation Mexican American statistician from San Antonio, Texas, and former president of the American Statistical Association.
The size of the Texas' simulated undercount could have repercussions, including missing out on $247 million in 2021 federal Medicaid reimbursements.
Other college towns across the U.S., like Tuscaloosa, Alabama, claimed students were missed in the once-a-decade nationwide count.
"What we are doing in passing this congressional map is a disservice to the people of Texas," Democratic state Representative Rafael Anchia said.
The towns are saying the pandemic, which sent thousands of students packing for home until further notice, made their populations hard to count.
The number of Puerto Ricans who marked themselves as white dropped nearly 80 percent from the 2010 census.
A fire alarm is ringing, and elected officials need to hear it.
The map commission resisted the idea of redrawing the district lines in the interest of preserving "communities of interest," or areas with common needs.
As the desert population increases, more people are at risk of climate change-related natural disasters like flooding, wildfires and heat waves.
Robert Greenstein, founder of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities said the numbers show government programs can work effectively to combat poverty.
The official poverty rate jumped to 11.4 percent in 2020, despite COVID relief checks carrying 11.7 million individuals out of poverty.
American Statistical Association supports the 2020 Census count, despite fears of political agendas and pandemics causing irregularities
Gerrymandering is not new. State legislatures have been drawing district boundaries that unfairly advantage one side or the other since our country's founding.
"Childless older women appear to be in a more advantageous position than their male counterparts in later life," the report said.
"So we're trying to make sense of where these numbers are coming from, because they do not make sense whatsoever," said City Manager Jerry Cabrera.
Census data helps guide the distribution of $1.5 trillion in annual federal spending and provides insight on how political district lines are drawn.
"No systems or data maintained and managed by the Census Bureau on behalf of the public were compromised, manipulated or lost," said U.S. Census Bureau Director Ron Jarmin.
On Friday, Duggan released a statement to the media regarding the discrepancy surrounding the U.S. Census. He stated that he's planning to take legal action behind the count as well.
The Census Bureau was forced to delay operations and extend the count's schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Overall population growth in the U.S. slowed between 2010 and 2020, while the multiracial population was up 276%, according to 2020 Census Data.