Category Archives: Census Myths

Be Careful! Labeling a County as “Dying” is Dangerous

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Written by: Director Robert Groves A recent syndicated newspaper article had the title of “Census estimates show 1 in 4 US counties are dying” – an attention-getting message. It referred to estimates of the addition or decline of population in … Continue reading

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The Census And The Desire For Small Government

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Written by: Director Robert Groves In this job I talk to people from all walks of life, with diverse viewpoints about our country. The 2010 Census is conducted by a Federal government agency, using taxpayer money. Thus, the first reaction … Continue reading

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Misinformation About the Census

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Looking over the Internet – both blogs, comments to websites, and emails – I am seeing some misinformation about what individuals must report on the 2010 Census. It might be a good time to remind … Continue reading

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