Demographics

This undated photo provided by Jasmine Cho, who was supposed to lead cookie decorating activities at Census events in Pittsburgh in March and April, shows cookies she decorated with U.S. Census themes. The spread of the novel coronavirus has waylaid 2020 census outreach efforts that were planned in advance to get as many people as possible counted in the once-a-decade head count. (Jasmine Cho via AP)
March 28, 2020 - 8:26 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — In tiny Munfordville, Kentucky, the closure of the public library has cut people off from a computer used only for filling out census forms online. In Minneapolis, a concert promoting the once-a-decade count is now virtual. In Orlando, Florida, advocates called off knocking on...
Read More
March 23, 2020 - 2:03 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — You won't get a check in the mail for filling out this year's census as claims circulating on social media suggest. The inaccurate posts on sites including Facebook and Twitter urge people to respond to the census. They claim if you do so you will receive one of the stimulus checks...
Read More
In this Thursday, March 19, 2020 photo, Shirley Schantz, at her home, discusses current issues living in a retirement community in The Villages, Fla. Due to the coronavirus all regularly-scheduled indoor activities were canceled through the end of the month for residents living in what is perhaps the largest concentration of seniors in the U.S. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
March 22, 2020 - 10:08 am
THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) — Up until a few days ago, residents of The Villages retirement community went about their busy lives filled with spirited happy hours and incessant socializing at what some dub “Disney World for adults." There were the hundreds of clubs to attend — French lessons, Carolina...
Read More
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2019, file photo, a worker gets ready to pass out instructions on how to fill out the 2020 census during a town hall meeting in Lithonia, Ga. Because of the new coronavirus, the U.S. Census Bureau has postponed sending out census takers to count college students in off-campus housing and delayed sending workers to grocery stores and houses of worship where they help people fill out the once-a-decade questionnaire. The Census Bureau said in a statement Sunday, March 15, 2020, that the deadline for ending the 2020 census at the end of July could be adjusted as needed. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
March 18, 2020 - 3:31 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A week after starting its 2020 count, the U.S. Census Bureau on Wednesday suspended field operations for two weeks out of concern about the health and safety of its workers and the U.S. public from the novel coronavirus. Census Bureau officials said they were continuing to...
Read More
March 17, 2020 - 4:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel's influential prime-time lineup is starting to reflect the changed realities of the coronavirus outbreak, without embracing old enemies. The network most popular with President Donald Trump's supporters has added a daily coronavirus-themed show and extended news...
Read More
President Donald Trump speaks during a press briefing with the coronavirus task force, in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, Monday, March 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 17, 2020 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of an expected surge in coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump on Tuesday moved to blunt the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy, fundamentally altered by a push for a nation to stay home. As the global markets fluctuated amid fears of a recession, the president...
Read More
A couple walks past Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop, known as the oldest bar in the United States dating back to the 1700s, which is closed due to an order from Louisiana's Governor John Bel Edwards to shut bars and restaurants state-wide to limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, La., Monday, March 16, 2020.(Max Becherer/The Advocate via AP)
March 17, 2020 - 11:12 am
Nearly 7 million people in the San Francisco area were all but confined to their homes Tuesday in the nation's most sweeping lockdown against the coronavirus, even as spring break crowds partied in Florida and tourists lined up to pose for pictures in front of the world-famous “Welcome to Las Vegas...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019, file photo people inquire about temporary positions available for the 2020 Census during a job fair designed for people fifty years or older in Miami. The U.S. Census Bureau said it has reached its goal of recruiting more than 2.6 million applicants for the once-a-decade head count that launched for most of America this week — but it has been a bumpy road getting there. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
March 13, 2020 - 6:08 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau said it has reached its goal of recruiting more than 2.6 million applicants for the once-a-decade head count that launched for most of America this week — but it has been a bumpy road getting there and the new corona virus will likely make the path even...
Read More
FILE - In this Friday, March 6, 2020 file photo, Kenyan nurse Lucy Kanyi, with her name written on her protective clothing so she can be recognized when wearing it, demonstrates to media the facilities and protective equipment to be used to isolate and treat coronavirus cases, at the infectious disease unit of Kenyatta National Hospital in the capital Nairobi, Kenya. Authorities in Kenya said Friday, March 13, 2020, that a Kenyan woman who recently traveled from the United States via London has tested positive for the new COVID-19 coronavirus, the first case in the East African country. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Patrick Ngugi, File)
March 13, 2020 - 12:50 pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Cases of the new coronavirus are ramping up in Africa, with six new countries announcing confirmed infections in the past 24 hours. Across Africa, 18 of the continent's 54 countries have now registered COVID-19 cases. The majority of these cases are imported, authorities say...
Read More
FILE - In this Friday, March 6, 2020 file photo, Kenyan nurse Lucy Kanyi, with her name written on her protective clothing so she can be recognized when wearing it, demonstrates to media the facilities and protective equipment to be used to isolate and treat coronavirus cases, at the infectious disease unit of Kenyatta National Hospital in the capital Nairobi, Kenya. Authorities in Kenya said Friday, March 13, 2020, that a Kenyan woman who recently traveled from the United States via London has tested positive for the new COVID-19 coronavirus, the first case in the East African country. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Patrick Ngugi, File)
March 13, 2020 - 11:39 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Cases of the new coronavirus are ramping up in Africa, with six new countries announcing confirmed infections in the past 24 hours. Across Africa, 16 of the continent's 54 countries have now registered COVID-19 cases. The majority of these cases are imported, authorities say...
Read More

Pages