The Grayson County Commissioner’s Court approved a plan Tuesday to get a more accurate count for the 2020 census. County officials said they will count homeless people, jail inmates, and college students toward the census numbers. They said the purpose is to help the county financially, because more people means more money from both the state and federal governments.
Grayson County, Sherman, Denison agree to pay $90KGrayson County has a plan to join with the cities of Sherman and Denison to provide additional help to ensure an accurate count for Census 2020.County Judge Bill Magers said the count could impact the county for a decade to come in a number of ways including transportation funding, Medicaid funding and redistricting.Magers said he has worked with Billow Marketing in the past and could vouch for their expertise in the area, and Tuesday,
Low reporting and inaccurate numbers on the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census could cost the region nearly $7.63 million in transportation funding over the next decade, the Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Planning Organization said Tuesday.