2020 Census Update

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2020 Census Redistricting Data Delay
In January, the Census Bureau reported that the deadlines set forth in federal law for delivering the reapportionment (December 31) and redistricting (March 31) data from the 2020 Census could not be met due to operational delays associated with COVID-19. The deadline to provide the reapportionment data to the President has been officially changed to April 30 and the deadline for delivering the 2020 Census redistricting data to the states has been officially changed to September 30, 2021. The full press release issued by Census Bureau regarding the redistricting delay can be viewed here.
2020 Census Geographic Support Tools for Georgia Released
While counties will not receive the 2020 redistricting data until September, the Census Bureau has released Georgia geographic support tools for redistricting.  These geographic products are provided to support redistricting efforts by state and local governments and contain newly created 2020 Census blocks and updated block groups, census tracts, voting districts, and current boundaries for legal governments and school districts referenced to Jan. 1, 2020. This data can be found here.

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