The 2020 census started months early in this remote Alaskan fishing village

Updated 8:36 PM ET, Tue January 21, 2020

(CNN)It's so cold that the ground is frozen in Toksook Bay.

And for the census workers who've descended on this remote Alaskan fishing village, that's a good thing.
It means they'll have a chance to reach more people -- and count them.
For most Americans, the 2020 census won't begin for months. But