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COVID-19 Impact Sees Census Moved To Online -Brevard NC


Last updated 4/20/2020 at 12:33pm

The U.S. Census Bureau commenced its decennial survey of the population in March, but its field operations have been halted, deadlines extended and method of response has been moved online due to COVID-19.

“We sent out initial invitations between March 12 and 20, so every household in the country received an invitation, which includes a census ID and link to respond online,” said a Census Bureau public affairs representative.

The survey takes about five minutes to complete.

As of April 13, over 70 million households have responded, according to the bureau, representing over 48 perc...

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