I love busting myths about the city in this feature, but myths about owning vs. renting, the international nature of DC’s residents, and how no one is from DC would be impossible to bust without cold hard data. And where do we get that data? The Census! And now is an exciting time– Census forms should be arriving this week, and now you get to do your civic duty and fill out your form.
There are a lot of myths about the Census– who should fill it out, what the information can be used for, etc– and this is the first time that many of us are the heads of households filling out these forms. Lucky for us, we’ve got Maurice Henderson, the director of DC Counts, to help us bust this week’s Census-related myths. Check out what Maurice had to say about three big myths Census myths.