Category Archives: Overview

The Four Principal Ways we Conduct The Census

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Written by: Director Robert Groves We’re getting closer to the days when the Census request will go out to everyone. It’s probably a good time to remember the four different ways that we do the census for people who live … Continue reading

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And so, it Began …

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Tomorrow, Saturday, January 23, I start my journey to Alaska, to begin the 2010 Census. The enumeration must start early in Alaska because those villages still dependent on subsistence hunting and fishing disperse at the … Continue reading

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Why is The Census Mandatory?

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Written by: Director Robert Groves “SEC. 6. And be it further enacted, That each and every person more than sixteen years of age, whether heads of families or not, belonging to any Family within any division of a district made … Continue reading

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The Texas-Mexico Border I

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Written by: Director Robert Groves This Midwestern kid traveled the Texas-Mexico border over the last few days. I learned a lot, under the tutelage of our area partnership and geography specialists. I wanted to learn several things from the visit: … Continue reading

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Meet The Press

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Last Friday, I met with about 25 journalists in Ann Arbor, Michigan, who were participating in a workshop on the 2010 Census. The workshop was led by Professor Reynolds Farley and Lisa Neidert, and sponsored … Continue reading

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