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Counting Rural America: A Guide to 2020 Census Operations

Description
Discusses the U.S. Census Bureau's special operations for counting populations in remote rural areas, including locations without mailing addresses, with high seasonal vacancies, or areas recovering from national disasters. Addresses the challenges of limited internet access and cell phone service, and methods to improve the count in these areas. Identifies specific Hard-to-count (HTC) populations, and ways local governments, businesses, and service providers can ensure an accurate count in rural areas.
Author(s)
Cara Brumfield, Sophie Khan
Date
10/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality
Tagged as
Community engagement and volunteerism · Frontier and remote areas · Research methods and resources · Rural definitions · Statistics and data · Alaska