6 In 10 Households Have Yet To Be Counted. So Why Is The Census Bureau Quitting A Month Early?
About four out of 10 households nationwide have still not participated in the constitutionally mandated count of every person living in the U.S., and self-response rates are even lower in many communities.
Still, NPR has confirmed that the Census Bureau will end door knocking at unresponsive homes on Sept. 30, amid growing concerns the White House is pressuring the bureau to stop counting soon. That's a month earlier than planned and could lead to a major undercount of people of color.
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