Concerns Rise Over Accurate Census Count Due To Pandemic

There is a lot of concern that the pandemic and the nicer weather is going to get in the way of an accurate count of Cape residents this year.

2020 is a census year and officials have launched a social media campaign #CountCapeCod to encourage people to fill out the census.

There is a growing concern that Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket counties are reporting lower response rates.

That is troublesome, since down the road federal funding is based on population.

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