Statisticians and census takers worry about count's accuracy

Sheila Valenzuela, census director for the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona, said in court papers that she had been given misleading information from the Census Bureau's Tucson office for weeks about how many households had been counted in her community.

Federal judge extends 2020 Census deadline

A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at month's end and suspended a year-end deadline for delivering the numbers needed to decide how many seats each state gets in Congress.

Census Bureau drop-outs complicate door-knocking efforts

With widespread home visits for the 2020 census set to begin, the Census Bureau is losing workers to pandemic fears. The attrition could complicate the bureau's plans to ramp up efforts to reach the hardest to count communities, including minorities and immigrants, on a shortened schedule.