Monthly Archives: March 2010

Thinking of The Genealogists of 2082

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Written by: Director Robert Groves In the year 2082, if current laws continue, the individual records of the 2010 census will be released for genealogical research. This has happened for several decades now. After the forms were processed in prior … Continue reading

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The Neighborhood’s Census

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Written by: Director Robert Groves The pace of our lives at the Census Bureau is picking up now. This is the month that it all comes together. Our partner activities are increasing also. I was in Los Angeles Saturday and … Continue reading

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Why we Ask For Your Telephone Number

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Written by: Director Robert Groves One of the 10 questions on the 2010 Census form asks for your telephone number. Why do we ask that question? We found over past censuses that sometimes there are contradictory answers given on some … Continue reading

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So, How do You Handle Prisons?

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Written by: Director Robert Groves In my travels around the country, I get a lot of questions about unusual housing situations and how the 2010 Census will enumerate people who live there. A common one concerns prisons. The decennial census … Continue reading

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