Census Work To Resume In Puerto Rico And Rural Areas Of 11 States

Posted by on May 15, 2020 9:41 pm
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Delia Vicente peeks out of the doorway of her house in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in April. The Census Bureau says its workers on the island are getting ready to resume leaving paper forms for the 2020 census outside of front doors.

The coronavirus stopped the hand-delivery of paper census forms to homes in Puerto Rico and remote communities in the states. The delays have kept their response rates lower than the national average.

(Image credit: Carlos Giusti/AP)

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