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The 2020 Census in Nevada Notice

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by Daniel Liden COVID-19 Should Not Affect How Most Nevadans Respond to the 2020 Census Introduction As of March 12, households in the United States are beginning to receive invitations to participate in the 2020 Census. As the number of cases of COVID-19 in the United States continues to increase, there is some uncertainty about… Read more

The 2020 Census in Nevada Snapshot #7

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by Daniel Liden Language Proficiency and Census Response Rates Our sixth census snapshot highlighted some of the challenges that will be faced when trying to obtain a compete census count in Nevada’s cities. One significant challenge is outreach to those who do not speak English well or at all. In this snapshot, we focus on… Read more

The 2020 Census in Nevada Snapshot #6

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by Daniel Liden   [See here for PDF of blog. Guinn Center Census Snapshot 6] Classifying Hard to Count Census Tracts in Nevada’s Cities The last two census snapshots introduced the census tract segmentation scheme produced by the Census Bureau Communications Research and Analytics Team (CRAT) and described Nevada’s hard-to-count rural census tracts. The CRAT assigned a… Read more

The 2020 Census in Nevada Snapshot #5

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by Daniel Liden Classifying Hard to Count Census Tracts in Rural Nevada The previous census snapshot introduced the census tract segmentation scheme produced by the Census Bureau Communications Research and Analytics Team (CRAT). The CRAT assigned a classification to each of Nevada’s census tracts according to factors such as demographics, media consumption habits, and Internet… Read more

The 2020 Census in Nevada Snapshot #4

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by Daniel Liden What Are Nevada’s Hard to Count Areas Like? Our previous census snapshots (focused on 2010 census return rates, areas in Nevada expected to respond to the 2020 census at low rates, and 2010 census return rates and low response scores in Nevada’s cities) have shown the areas of Nevada that are likely… Read more

The 2020 Census in Nevada Snapshot #3

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by Daniel Liden 2010 Census Return Rates and 2020 Low Response Scores in Las Vegas, Reno, and Carson City Background Our first two 2020 Census Snapshots show the 2010 census mail return rates and the 2020 low response scores by census tract for the whole state of Nevada. Nevada’s cities, however, have many small census… Read more

The 2020 Census in Nevada Snapshot #2

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by Daniel Liden The Low Response Score In our first snapshot about the 2020 census in Nevada, we looked at how many Nevadans responded to the 2010 census. This is an important metric because many of the households and individuals that were hard to count in the 2010 census – such as large transient populations… Read more

The 2020 Census in Nevada Snapshot #1

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by Daniel Liden Responses to the 2010 Census The 2020 Census is fast approaching, and Nevada needs an ambitious and far-reaching campaign to count everyone. According to the Urban Institute, Nevada faces an undercount of between 23,900 and 54,700 people. Obtaining a complete count in the 2020 Census is extremely important: according to a report… Read more

Health Insurance Open Enrollment Numbers for Coverage Year 2020

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by Daniel Liden Introduction Open Enrollment for individual health insurance plans in Nevada for the 2020 coverage year ran from November 1, 2019 through December 20, 2019. As we wrote previously, Nevada’s health insurance exchange launched a new and fully state-based enrollment platform for the 2020 enrollment year after using HealthCare.gov for enrollment since 2015…. Read more

Nevada’s December 2019 Economic Forum

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by Meredith A. Levine Nevada’s Economic Forum: Background The Economic Forum is a state-mandated panel that convenes periodically to submit revenue projections for the General Fund—Nevada’s major operating fund—to the Governor and the Legislature. It is a five-member committee drawn from the private sector, with three members selected by the Governor and one nominated by… Read more