Census 2020 News

NM Can’t Afford 2020 Census Undercount»

The Albuquerque Journal | February 6, 2019 – Currently, NM receives almost $8 billion in federal aid each year based on the decennial Census. This figure makes New Mexico rank No. 1 in our dependence on federal aid, according to online publication WalletHub.

Census Map Shows NM Likely Undercounted»

Albuquerque Journal | November 23, 2017 – New Mexicans and Alaskans are the least cooperative Americans when it comes to filling out and returning federal census surveys, according to a recent analysis. Researchers at City University of New York took the survey return rates for the 2010 census shows most of New Mexico is considered a hard-to-count area.