Season 1 Ep. 22: State Demographer Susan Brower and the release of the Census

On this episode, Kelly Asche got an opportunity to chat with the Minnesota State Demographer Susan Brower where we discussed our surprise that Minnesota kept all eight of it’s congressional districts, how our high self-reporting rate likely helps the accuracy of our data, and our concerns of the U.S. Census Bureau’s plan to add noise to the data.

Note: At about the 3:55 mark, Susan said “if Minnesota had counted 29 fewer people, we also would have lost that seat.” Susan let us know the actual number is 26.