Monthly Archives: March 2010

Leaving Questionnaires at The Doors

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Written by: Director Robert Groves For about 12 million households in the US, in those areas where traditional mailing addresses may not be useful, we hand deliver questionnaires in bright white plastic bags (see my blog entry, “Update Leave”). That … Continue reading

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In-Language Postcard Assistance

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Last week, for the first time ever in census history, we sent a special postcard to a targeted set of areas. The areas consisted of those where our sample survey data and data from Census … Continue reading

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If You Got a Form, You’ll be Counted in The Right Location

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Written by: Director Robert Groves I need to make sure that we all understand that there is a difference between the address on the mailings you receive from the Census Bureau and the physical location of your house. Some of … Continue reading

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The Next Reminder

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Written by: Director Robert Groves The 2010 Census forms are being delivered by the US Postal Service Monday-Wednesday or so throughout the country. This will be the second mailing to about 120 million households from the Census Bureau. We sent … Continue reading

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Is The Address on Your Form Not What You Expected?

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Written by: Director Robert Groves This post contains updates to the entry from March 13. As we’re getting closer to the census, it’s a good time to answer some questions about various quirks of the process of mailing letters and … Continue reading

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