Latest U.S. Census Bureau News

The Census Bureau failed to adequately monitor advertising contract for 2020 census, watchdog says

Jun. 06, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

The U.S. Census Bureau didn't properly administer or monitor contract orders worth hundreds of millions of dollars dealing with advertising to promote participation in the 2020 census, possibly wasting taxpayers' dollars, according to the Office of Inspector General. Bureau...

Almost 10% of Florida's youngest children were missed during the 2020 census

Apr. 11, 2024 17:55 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Children age 4 and under in Florida were undercounted by almost 10% during the 2020 census, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The bureau said the estimated error was the largest undercount of young children by any U.S. state. ...

More than half of foreign-born people in US live in just 4 states and half are naturalized citizens

Apr. 09, 2024 15:47 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — More than half of the foreign-born population in the United States lives in just four states — California, Texas, Florida and New York — and their numbers grew older and more educated over the past dozen years, according to a new report released Tuesday by the U.S. Census...