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Question: Do the inmates at the Pontiac Correctional Center count as residents in the population of Pontiac?

Answer: Yes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Inmates in cities that have prisons are counted as part of a city’s population even though the inmates can’t vote, according to Census Bureau statutes.

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