US Census 2020

Valerie Crowder

For communities still recovering from Hurricane Michael, the 2020 census comes at a bad time. Bay County officials worry they could lose millions of dollars and are trying to make sure everyone gets counted. 

The 2020 Census is quickly approaching and millions of dollars are on the line for local and state government. The census is the primary factor on how the federal government determines funding, grant distribution and political representation, and state's and municipalities are pushing to get accurate population numbers.