The census isn’t always right. Here’s what cities can do when they think it’s wrong.

Michaelle Bond | Monday, November 25, 2019, The Philadelphia Inquirer

In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau came up against Pennsylvania’s often confusing boundaries for local governments. And at the border of Chester and Delaware Counties, the census got it wrong.

Census Bureau officials, responsible for the comprehensive decennial counting of the nation’s population, determined later that they had incorrectly counted some residents of Thornbury Township, Chester County, as living in a neighboring Delaware County township of the same name.

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