Arvin community members came together Tuesday morning to make a last-minute push, encouraging the community to respond to the 2020 Census, with the unveiling of a Census-themed mural in Arvin.
The Census Bureau has created a local phone number to assist Kern County residents respond to the 2020 Census.
The latest Census data shows a number of areas in metro Bakersfield have response rates of less than 50 percent.
The U.S. Census Bureau’s Bakersfield Area Census Office previously closed due to employees testing positive for COVID-19, confirmed Angelica Vásquez, the media communications specialist for the Los Angeles Regional Census Center.
La Oficina del Censo de EE. UU. ha comenzado a dar seguimiento esta semana a los hogares de California que no han respondido al Censo 2020, que es la etapa final del recuento poblacional de todas las personas que viven en Estados Unidos.
The U.S. Census Bureau has begun following up this week with households in California that have not responded to the 2020 Census, which is the final stage of conducting the once-a-decade population count of everyone living in the United States.