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State Lawmakers Push to Maximize Participation for 2020 Census

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State Lawmakers Push to Maximize Participation for 2020 Census

PBS NJTV News, 7.9.18

According to a study from the Center for Urban Research at the City University of New York, New Jersey is in an especially fragile position this go around because roughly 22 percent, or 1.9 million, of residents are in what are called “hard-to-count” areas. The Census Bureau deems an area “hard-to-count” if the mail return rate from the last census count was 73 percent or less.

Submitted on: JUL 9, 2018

Category: Center for Urban Research | GC Press Coverage