Census deadline moved up to September 30

Photo: Architect of the Capitol

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The U.S. Census Bureau is ending all counting efforts for the 2020 census on September 30.  The change moves the final day to a month sooner than previously announced.

Steve Dillingham, the Census Bureau’s director said in a statement that all efforts include  door-knocking efforts, online responses, over the phone, and by mail.

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The NC Department of Commerce sent a reminder Wednesday alerting residents that an inaccurate count could mean the loss of more than $70 billion to the state.

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