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COVID-19, the Census, and California

The current pandemic has changed everything about our lives, and recently, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) reports that it is impacting the rate of response to the United States Census. California’s Census response rate is about six points below that of the state’s self-response rate in 2010. At the current rate, California will note reach the self-response rate achieved ten years ago before the Census Bureau brings in-person outreach in mid-August.