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News Conference on Release of 2020 Census Redistricting Data

The U.S. Census Bureau held a news conference on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss the release of the first local level results from the 2020 Census. States may use these data on race, Hispanic origin, and the voting-age population to redraw the boundaries of their congressional and state legislative districts.

Timestamps

  • 0:00 - Pre-conference slides
  • 4:53 - What Is Redistricting? (pre-conference video)
  • 10:07 - Protecting Privacy in Census Bureau Statistics (pre-conference video)
  • 38:25 - Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 39:11 - Remarks from James Whitehorne, chief of the Census Redistricting and Voting Rights Data Office
  • 41:07 - Remarks from Acting Census Bureau Director Ron Jarmin
  • 45:42 - Remarks from Marc Perry, a senior demographer in the Census Bureau’s Population Division
  • 49:47 - Looking at County-Level Density
  • 50:30 - County-Level Population Change
  • 54:31 - Metro Area Population Change
  • 56:55 - 10 Largest Cities
  • 58:12 - 10 Fastest-Growing Cities
  • 58:59 - Summary of Population Change
  • 59:56 - Remarks from Nicholas Jones, director of Race Ethnicity Research and Outreach for the Census Bureau’s Population Division
  • 1:01:24 - Historical Context on Race Measurement
  • 1:02:09 - How Race and Ethnicity Data Are Collected
  • 1:04:37 - Racial and Ethnic Composition of the United States
  • 1:11:54 - Measuring Diversity
  • 1:19:42 - Media Question and Answer Session
  • 1:43:17 - Closing Remarks

 

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