MCALLEN, TEXAS - The Rio Grande Guardian has hosted a Zoom conversation with Thelma Tamez and Sarah Hammond, founders of RGV Census Ambassador Scholarship. Under this program, high school, vocational, and college students in the Rio Grande Valley have a...
Accurate Census counts are far more than just a matter of interest. They are vital to ensuring adequate federal funding for various programs, appropriate representation in Congress, and an understanding of demographic trends to plan for the future. Over...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell says the State Demographer’s Office could be underestimating his city’s population by 25 percent. Boswell gave his views on the need for an accurate Census count during a virtual hearing hosted by the...
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas State Demographer Lloyd B. Potter says he expects there to be a census undercount in South Texas. Speaking at a virtual Senate redistricting committee hearing on Tuesday, Potter said he has concerns about how accurate the...
MCALLEN, Texas - Via a Zoom conversation, The Rio Grande Guardian recently caught up Jerome Garza, area manager for U.S. Census Bureau for the Dallas Region, to discuss Census 2020. The self-response period ends at the end of September and...
The U.S. Census Bureau continues to evaluate its operational plans to collect and process 2020 Census data.  Today, we are announcing updates to our plan that will include enumerator awards and the hiring of more employees to accelerate the completion...
The decennial census is the basis upon which this country allocates its two most important resources: political power and federal funds.  Therefore, an accurate census count is basic to the ideals of democracy. Every decennial census result in an undercount; typically,...
EDINBURG, Texas - The cities of Edinburg, Alton, Palmview and Los Fresnos were among the big winners under Census 2020. All four cities saw their population grow by more than 30 percent over the last decade.  Edinburg’s population grew by 23,143,...
EDINBURG, Texas - Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez’s office believes that if a full and accurate census count is completed, Hidalgo County’s population will be recorded as 1.2 million. That is a lot more than the figure the Census Bureau...
EDINBURG, Texas - In what may be one the most innovative Census data collection efforts in the Rio Grande Valley, the City of Edinburg launched the Census Mobile Ice Cream Machine.  Currently, the City of Edinburg’s census response rate is...

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