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Fear is a main barrier in counting homeless populations

On Mar 9, 2020
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The census has long yielded an undercount of people experiencing homelessness. This year's count might not be any different. https://t.co/xSLarMODCo
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The census has long yielded an undercount of people experiencing homelessness. This year's count might not be any different.

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On Mar 9, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
The census has long yielded an undercount of people experiencing homelessness. This year's count might not be any different. https://t.co/xSLarMODCo
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Fear is a main barrier in counting homeless populations

The census has long yielded an undercount of people experiencing homelessness. This year's count might not be any different.

Cities can't afford to overlook libraries in the census

One billion dollars is at stake for the trusted institutions, however much of their work with cities and the U.S. Census Bureau is going unfunded.

Map Monday: Who Will Count in the 2020 Census?

Datasets: Census Bureau 2010 mail return rates, demographic information from 2013-2017 American Community Survey, and public library branch locations from the Institute of Museum and ...

Congressional Hearing Raises Red Flags About U.S. Census Bureau Preparedness as 2020 Count Set to Begin

(photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office) The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform held a hearing this past week with representatives of the U.S. Census ...

For Students in Coal Country, the Census Is a Hands-On Civics Lesson

In rural communities with shrinking populations, schools are enlisting students to help prevent the U.S. Census Bureau from undercounting them next year.

Protecting the Accuracy of the 2020 Census

Census Day, April 1, 2020, is when everyone in the United States will be asked to answer questions on the 24th decennial enumeration of the nation's population, the latest in an unbroken,

In 2020 Census, Big Efforts in Some States. In Others, Not So Much.

California is spending $187 million to try to ensure an accurate count of its population. The Texas Legislature decided not to devote any money to the job. Why? The key seems to be which ...

Did the Census Bureau Play a Role in the Internment of Japanese Americans During World War II?

Objections to questions about citizenship on 2020 census forms stem from fears that the data might be shared with other agencies, as reportedly took place in World War II.

Census Overhaul Seeks to Avoid Outing Individual Respondent Data

The Census Bureau is overhauling its systems after it found anyone with sophisticated data tools could use published results to identify millions of individual census respondents, according ...

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In total, 5.7 million prime age adult residents are not working, comprising a significant share of the Source: 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates; Data exclude territories ...

Racial Reorganization and the United States Census 1850-1930: Mulattoes, Half-Breeds, Mixed Parentage, Hindoos, and the Mexican Race

Hochschild JL, Powell BM. Racial Reorganization and the United States Census 1850-1930: Mulattoes, Half-Breeds, Mixed Parentage, Hindoos, and the Mexican Race. Studies in American Political ...