Jessica Stanford

A member of Carolina Demography’s demographic analysis team, Jessica Stanford finds, assesses, and analyzes data to helps clients answer their pressing questions about demographic, social, and economic trends. She also frequently presents on demographic topics across the state, allowing her to see a wide range of destinations in North Carolina. Prior to joining Carolina Demography, she was a lead member of a community food assessment, where she conducted an analysis of the local food economy in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, VA.

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Some Americans Don’t Trust the Census

The 2020 census is fraught with uncertainty for a variety of reasons, including a lack of money, a growing distrust in government and the months of debate over the now-dropped citizenship question – which the Census Bureau itself called a major barrier to participation.

3 years ago