Memphis to challenge 2020 census population count, mayor says

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 19, 2022 4:33 PM CT

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland says the city’s population grew by more than 15,000 people between 2010 and 2020 instead of a loss of 13,000 reflected in the most recent U.S. Census.


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