Hard-to-Count Communities in the 2020 Census

Millions of people across the United States are at risk of being undercounted in the 2020 Census. Some, like many communities of color and young children, have been historically underrepresented in the decennial census for decades. This series explains what makes populations hard-to-count (HTC) and how undercounting can impact their political rights and access to public resources.

To view a list of hard-to-count areas and learn more about hard-to-count communities across the U.S., visit CensusHardToCountMaps2020.us.