Cedar Park - Leander Edition | April 2020

CEDARPARK LEANDER EDITION

VOLUME 14, ISSUE 1  APRIL 20MAY 17, 2020

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POPULATION CHANGES Federal funding heavily weighs on population counts taken from the census. Growing populations can mean more money but greater is the impact when there is an undercount. Money, power, business at stake Texas lost an estimated $3.59 billion in federal fund- ing due to an undercount in the 2010 census, pushing local municipalities and nonprots to rev up participa- tion in the coming census, according to census data. BY EMMA FREER AND ALI LINAN Local entitiespush for an accuratecensus count CONTINUED ON 24

566,719

600K

+34.08%

422,679

500K

Estimated cost per year of a 1% undercount to the county: $85.01M*

400K

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WE KNOW THESE TIMES ARE UNCERTAIN, AND YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CEDAR PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR US TO HELP YOU. WE ARE HERE TO HELP THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY. PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO A TIME WHEN WE CAN ALL MEET

1.5M

AND NETWORK AGAIN, AND IF YOU ARE A BUSINESS IN NEED, CALL YOUR CHAMBER. THEY ARE HERE TO HELP YOU.

1,248,743

+21.92%

1,024,266

1.2M

Estimated cost per year of a 1% undercount to the county: $187.31M*

CALL OR EMAIL US WITH QUESTIONS.

900K

 BRIDGET BRANDT, LEANDER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 TONYMOLINE, CEDAR PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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PHOTO BY DENISE SEILERCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

*CALCULATED USING THE CENSUS BUREAU'S ESTIMATION THAT EACH PERSON UNDERCOUNTED RESULTS IN A $1,500 LOSS PER YEAR FOR 10 YEARS SOURCE: U.S. CENSUS BUREAUCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

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