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U.S. Census

The Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development says they will continue their local efforts in trying to get residents to fill out the 2020 Census after a federal judge extended the deadline for the count.  

U.S. Government

Despite social distancing obstacles faced because of COVID-19, the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development says local residents have been filling out their 2020 Census forms.  

Census 2020

Washtenaw County officials say the 2020 census is still moving along pretty much as planned, despite the coronavirus pandemic.


Washtenaw County
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The 2020 Census will take place in just a few months.  In the meantime, residents of Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township may need to prepare for how the results may affect their respective communities.  Peter Lindeman, who is a communications and policy specialist for the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development, discusses these potential challenges with WEMU's Lisa Barry and Concentrate Media's Sarah Rigg for this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi."