Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Counting People Experiencing Homelessness


As part of the Group Quarters Operation, Census Bureau workers will also count people experiencing homelessness between September 22 and September 24. During a process called Service-Based Enumeration, specially trained census takers visit shelters, soup kitchens, mobile food vans and outdoor locations, such as under bridges and overpasses.

In 2010, census takers counted more than 8 million people at 166,827 group quarters locations across the country and 422,972 people at 18,527 service-based locations.

The Census Bureau continues to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 on 2020 Census operati...

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