Census director visits Oklahoma, urges residents to sign up

The Associated Press - September 19, 2020 12:32 pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The head of the U.S. Census Bureau is in Oklahoma City to encourage people to fill out their census forms. Director Steven Dillingham stopped by a census event Friday outside the state Capitol to urge residents to be counted ahead of the September 30th deadline.

Census data is used to determine how much federal funding states receive. According to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Oklahoma currently ranks 41st among the 50 states for its census response rate.

 

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