United States Census 2010 The Census: A Snapshot
Published on Friday, 26 February 2010 08:38
The census is a count of everyone in the United States. Who:
Everyone in the United States must be counted. This includes people of all ages, races, ethnic groups, citizens and noncitizens. When:
More than 130 million households across the nation will receive a census form in March 2010. Why:
The U.S. Constitution requires a national census once every 10 years to count the population and determine the number of seats each state will have in the U.S. House of Representatives. How:
Households should complete and mail back their forms upon receipt. Census workers will visit households that do not return forms to take a count in person.
Published on Friday, 26 February 2010 08:32
WASHINGTON — In leading the effort to ensure that Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians are accurately counted in the upcoming census, the Asian American Justice Center and its partners launched a Web site to serve as a clearinghouse for census materials aimed at AAPI communities.