From the U.S. Census Bureau, a succinct FAQ on strategies for counting young children in the 2020 Census.


  • Children under 5 are a significant Hard-To-Count (HTC) population
  • An estimated 5 percent of kids under the age of 5 weren’t counted in the 2010 Census
  • That’s about 1 million young children, the highest of any age group
  • This FAQ provides solutions for common scenarios involving young children.