(CBS DETROIT) – Mayor Duggan is considering legal action over Detroit’s 2020 Census results.

Duggan says he and representative Rashida Tlaib predicted Detroit neighborhoods would be undercounted in the U.S. Census.

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“It appears the Census Bureau has undercounted Detroit’s population by at least 10%,” said Duggan. We will be pursuing our legal remedies to get Detroit an accurate count.”

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The mayor points to census data showing Detroit has 254,000 occupied households, compared to a DTE energy report showing 280,000 households are paying electric bills.

That’s a 25,000-person gap unaccounted for.

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