Census and Hard-to-Count Populations
The census has historically missed certain communities–communities of color, urban and rural low-income households, immigrants, and young children—at disproportionately high rates. Being undercounted deprives these communities of equal political representation and private and public resources.
To highlight why stakeholders must work together to ensure that communities are not missed in the census, on July 18, 2017, the Coalition on Human Needs, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Children’s Leadership Council, and the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown Law hosted a webinar titled “The 2020 Census: Why Ensuring a Fair and Accurate Count Matters.” View a recording of the webinar and slides from the presentation here.
- View Hard-to-Count State, City, and Congressional District Tables for Children under Age 5 here.
- View Hard-to-Count State, City, and Congressional District Tables for Latinos here.
- View Hard-to-Count State, City, and Congressional District Tables for Asian Americans and NHPIs here.