Census Deadline Extended
The deadline to be included in the 2020 United States census has been extended to Oct. 31.
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As Census Wobbles Toward Finish Line, Organizers Make Final Push
Maia Coleman
Island census organizers are ramping up outreach efforts to boost participation, after a counting process hamstrung by funding cuts and concern about low response rates.
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Dukes County Still Lags in Census Response
Will Sennott
With the county ranking last in the state in response to the 2020 census, Island organizers are stepping up outreach.
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County Census Coordinator

Jean Cabonce has been named the Dukes County Census Outreach Coordinator for the 2020 census.

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Martha's Vineyard Grows Older in the New Census Count for Towns, County
Julia Wells

If it seems the inventory of hair color products on Island drugstore and supermarket shelves is growing larger every year - well, it probably is. New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week shows that gray hair is the increasingly predominant theme in Dukes County, and for that matter all over Massachusetts, as the population grows older and the number of households with children begins to dwindle.

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U.S. Census Arrives, Bringing Paid Work And Taking Numbers
Cooper Davis

A battered and idling Island workforce may get some relief in the coming weeks: the 2010 U.S. Census has begun aggressively recruiting census workers for the decennial inventory of the American people. Census officials expect to hire hundreds of Islanders for the house-by-house head count here.

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