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Tegan Wendland / WWNO-New Orleans Public Radio

The 2020 US Census kicks off March 12, and New Orleans officials hope to improve on 2010's low response rate.

New Orleans has been judged by Forbes Magazine to be America’s fastest-growing city since 2007. But that distinction may be a bit hard to pinpoint when no other American city was more affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Population studies show that New Orleans, more than many American cities, needs to plan for housing Baby Boomers as they get older. A new study warns that blight could worsen as properties become abandoned.