City prepares for 2020 Census

As the first day of the 2020 Census approaches, people within Green River are striving to make sure they count as many residents as possible.

The census, which starts April 1, means a lot of money for Green River. The census figures are used to determine the percentage of sales tax distributed to the cities in Sweetwater County. Last time, the oil and gas boom fueled population growth in Rock Springs, which resulted in Green River losing funding because the gains in Rock Springs shifted the population percentages in both cities.

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