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By Linda Cicoira The 2020 census could be a problem in Accomack County. Along with misconceptions about reporting your existence to the Census Bureau, there’s an old issue. Twenty years ago it was somehow reported that 5,000 people lived on one small lot at Trails End. “We proved to those people (the...
By Stefanie Jackson – Bill O’ Hare, a professional demographer from Cape Charles, informed Northampton supervisors Tuesday that when the county participates in the 2020 U.S. Census, if the count misses 1 percent of the population, or 120 people, it would mean a loss of $7 million in federal...