U.S. Census Bureau workers stand outside Lincoln Center in New York City in September. A federal judge has ordered the bureau to keep counting for the 2020 census through Oct. 31 for now.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 24: US Census workers stand outside Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts as the city continues Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on September 24, 2020 in New York City. The fourth phase allows outdoor arts and entertainment, sporting events without fans and media production. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)