Hard to count population in Arkansas’ counties

The next census, set to begin on April 1, 2020, will bring a renewed focus on the populations that have historically been hard to count. These include the unemployed, those living below the poverty line, and people with limited English proficiency. People without internet access are also included since the 2020 census will strongly encourage online submission of census forms. Taken as a whole, Arkansas counties have an average poverty

2020 Census Barriers

Last week the Census Bureau released their 2020 Census Barriers, Attitudes, and Motivators Study Survey. This survey was intended to identify and understand the major challenges to a full response to the 2020 Census since less than seven in ten households who participated in the study indicated they were very likely or extremely likely to fill out the Census form. According to the report, the five concerns that might prevent