The Outrageous, Republic-Distorting Census Error You've Heard Nothing About
Red states Texas and Florida should have gained one and two seats respectively, but did not.
Blacks, Latinos, Native Americans Undercounted in 2020 Census, Bureau Says
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.
Alleged Border Census Undercounting May See Texas Lose $247M in Medicaid
Populations at the U.S.-Mexico border "are particularly difficult to reach, especially Hispanic families living in isolated rural colonias," lawmakers wrote.
South Carolina GOP Want Judge Off Case for Prior Redistricting Opposition
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.
Pennsylvania Facing Delay in Primary Elections Amid Redistricting Haggle
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 Redistricting Panel Met Privately, May Have Violated Constitution
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel called the commission's decision to meet privately with what should have been public information "repugnant."
Washington Supreme Court to Draw New Map After Committee Can't Agree
For the first time since 1990, the committee charged with redrawing Washington state's legislative districts missed their deadline to complete the map.
Missouri Town of About 600 is Closest to Middle of Nation, Census Says
Hartville, Missouri, is the closest town to the U.S. population center, according to the 2020 census.
Small Missouri Town to Not Be U.S. Population Center After 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.
Senate Confirms Robert Santos, First Person of Color to Lead Census Bureau
Santos is a third-generation Mexican American statistician from San Antonio, Texas, and former president of the American Statistical Association.
Texas Leads U.S. in Uncounted From 2020 Census With 377K, Simulation Shows
The size of the Texas' simulated undercount could have repercussions, including missing out on $247 million in 2021 federal Medicaid reimbursements.
Boston Joins Census Dispute, Says It Missed Inmates, Foreign-Born Residents
Other college towns across the U.S., like Tuscaloosa, Alabama, claimed students were missed in the once-a-decade nationwide count.
Texas: No New Districts Where Blacks, Latinos Over 50 Percent of Population
"What we are doing in passing this congressional map is a disservice to the people of Texas," Democratic state Representative Rafael Anchia said.
Some College Towns to Contest Census Results, Saying They Were Undercounted
The towns are saying the pandemic, which sent thousands of students packing for home until further notice, made their populations hard to count.
Millions in Puerto Rico Less Inclined to Identify as White, Census Shows
The number of Puerto Ricans who marked themselves as white dropped nearly 80 percent from the 2010 census.
Where There's Smoke, There Might Be a Latino Undercount
A fire alarm is ringing, and elected officials need to hear it.
Groups Say Colorado's Latino Voters Treated Unfairly With New District Map
The map commission resisted the idea of redrawing the district lines in the interest of preserving "communities of interest," or areas with common needs.
Jobs Driving More People to Cities Facing Risks of Climate Change
As the desert population increases, more people are at risk of climate change-related natural disasters like flooding, wildfires and heat waves.
These Are the 20 Smallest Towns in America
Where everybody knows your name.
COVID Stimulus Payments Lowered Number of Americans Living in Poverty
Robert Greenstein, founder of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities said the numbers show government programs can work effectively to combat poverty.
Why the Poverty Rate Rose Despite COVID Checks Taking More Out Than Ever
The official poverty rate jumped to 11.4 percent in 2020, despite COVID relief checks carrying 11.7 million individuals out of poverty.
2020 Census Data Not Impacted by Political Interference, Task Force Finds
American Statistical Association supports the 2020 Census count, despite fears of political agendas and pandemics causing irregularities
My Grandson And The Census
The more I learn about the 2020 Census, the more I feel convinced that the federal government has cheated my one-year-old grandson of his identity.
Voters Should Choose Their Politicians, Not the Other Way Around
Gerrymandering is not new. State legislatures have been drawing district boundaries that unfairly advantage one side or the other since our country's founding.
Over 19 Percent of U.S. Residents Between 55 and 64 Are Childless
"Childless older women appear to be in a more advantageous position than their male counterparts in later life," the report said.
Arizona City Disputes Census Data Indicating it Shrank Amid Population Boom
"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.
5 to 6 Percent of U.S. Households Did Not Report Age, Race for 2020 Census
Census data helps guide the distribution of $1.5 trillion in annual federal spending and provides insight on how political district lines are drawn.
Census Bureau Hit By Cyberattack in 2020, No Population Data Compromised
"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.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Says City Undercounted In Census by 10 Percent
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.
Delayed Census Data Shows U.S. White Population at Smallest Point on Record
The Census Bureau was forced to delay operations and extend the count's schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic.