Jeffrey S. Passel, senior demographer at the Pew Research Center, spoke at a forum on the 2010 Census on Jan. 21 about challenges the Census Bureau faces in attempting to count everybody.
Joseph Salvo, New York City's in-house demographic consultant, spoke at a Jan. 21 forum on the 2010 Census at the Pew Research Center about how building a strong address list is a key task to ensure that no one is missed in the census count.
The transcript of Census Bureau Director Robert Groves' remarks on the 2010 Census at the Pew Research Center last week is available.
The population clock on the All Things Census page is derived using national-level data from the U.S. Census Bureau, which produces estimates of the country’s total resident population and the components that are the building blocks of demographic change. Those components include births, deaths and net international migration, computed using data from the Census Bureau […]
Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Census Robert Groves discusses the operational flow of the 2010 Census, design features intended to increase participation, the bureau's communications campaign, real-time monitoring/management, and evaluation of the quality of the census.
Over the past seven decades, America’s pollsters have used “colored,” “Negro,” “African American,” “Afro-American” and “black” in questions in national surveys.
Listen to the 50-minute audio of Groves’ presentation, which includes an introduction and presentation of survey findings by Pew Research Center President Andrew Kohut.
Here are five key facts about the 2010 Census and links to basic information about it.
As the 2010 Census lifts off, the Census Bureau is drawing attention to a complex database that will be a key element of its campaign to achieve a complete and accurate count of the U.S. population.
The topic of racial identification on census forms has a long, fascinating history, which has generated fresh debate as the 2010 Census begins.