Category Archives: 2010 Census

Addressing Concerns about 2010 Population Counts

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Written by: Director Robert Groves With the completion of each census, as local officials examine the just-delivered population counts, many are disappointed. They are totally focused on strengthening and building their communities, and many view the size of the population … Continue reading

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Off to Help Celebrate with the Village of Plato

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Written by: Director Robert Groves I’m off to help the people of Plato, Missouri, a small village in South Central Missouri, celebrate their being named the 2010 Center of Population. The center of the population as defined by the 2010 … Continue reading

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The Credibility of Government Statistics; Trust in their Source

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Written by: Director Robert Groves One of the issues I think about a lot these days is maximizing the credibility of statistical information that we provide to the United States. That statistical information is a key feedback loop for the … Continue reading

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Making Data Collection More Relevant to Modern Life: Make Way For The Internet!

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Written by: Director Robert Groves One of the key attributes of statistical information from the Census Bureau is that it should serve the widest audience possible, that it is relevant to their needs. The challenge in today’s United States is … Continue reading

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An Important Milestone

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Today the Census Bureau delivered the final state-level files from the 2010 Census, permitting the redistricting process that will produce 435 geographical areas of representation for the House of Representatives. As with other operations of … Continue reading

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