Census Bureau

Census toolkit gives agencies what they need to launch data sprints with industry

The Census Bureau’s Opportunity Project puts federal data to work, pairing agencies up with tech teams from the private sector and non-profits to create…

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2020 Census workers begin knocking on doors in 3-phased ‘soft launch’

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Census bureau director Steven Dillingham, right, knocks on the door alongside Census worker Tim Metzger as they arrive to conduct the first enumeration of the 2020 Census Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Toksook Bay, Alaska. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Census in Alaska: Every individual counts

Why the Census is about more than congressional apportionment and aid distribution.

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U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham unveils its national advertising and outreach campaign for the 2020 Census, at the Arena Stage, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Michael A. McCoy)

As 2020 Census hiring ramps up, bureau expects ‘swimmingly successful’ field operations

A week out from the official start of the 2020 census, the bureau has ramped up its recruiting efforts for temporary, on-the-ground work that begins this…

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Census Bureau stands up ‘fusion center’ to combat misinformation during 2020 count

The Census Bureau has stood up a “fusion center” to monitor social media for misinformation during the 2020 count and has doubled down on its resilience planning in the final months of preparation.

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