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The data experts at the MN State Demographic Center are often called upon by the media to provide insights on demographic trends. Below is a select listing of recent press coverage citing our staff members or Center activities. Click on the title to read the full article at the original media source.

Note: Mention of the MN State Demographic Center or data prepared by it does not imply any endorsement of opinions contained in the media below.



Minnesota groups prep for challenging 2020 census


By Eric Roper

“Many of our partners … represent populations that are still not fully showing up in the census over time,” said foundation President Kathy Annette, a co-chair of the state Complete Count Committee. “For us, rural [Minnesota] in general doesn’t show up very well overall. And we also know young children — especially infants — immigrants, and Native Americans” are undercounted.

Minnesota is one of a handful of places with state-level staff already dedicated to the census, located in the state demographer’s office. Demographer Susan Brower and her staff are often on the road prepping local governments about the census and encouraging them to form their own complete count committees.

Last Modified: 7/7/2018 Size: 0 Author: Star Tribune Categories: Tags:
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