Government and community leaders are working to avoid an undercount of rural and minority communities in the 2020 census.
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Government and community leaders are working to avoid an undercount of rural and minority communities in the 2020 census.

Of the more than 10 million people who live in Georgia, about 1.6 million residents live in areas of the state that do not have broadband internet. This creates a problem for these communities as the U.S. Census Bureau prepares for the 2020 census that will primarily be conducted online.GPB editor and reporter Robert Jimison speaks to Morning Edition host Leah Fleming about preparation for the 2020 census.

Ensuring an accurate count of minority, rural and previously undercounted communities is a top priority of government leaders at the federal and local level.

GPB editor and reporter Robert Jimison joined Morning Edition host Leah Fleming to discuss how leaders are working to ensure an accurate count of the state's population.