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Census Bureau Notes Importance of Counting Young Children in 2020

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The U.S. Census Bureau is working hard to ensure that the 2020 Census includes all children living in Nevada County. That’s because the Census Bureau estimates that 210,000 California children under the age of 5 were not counted in the 2010 Census – and that 1 million children weren’t counted nationally. That’s critically important because the California Department of Finance estimates that state and local governments lose out on $1,000 a year for every state resident who isn’t counted since so much federal funding is tied to population.

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