report | Jan 20, 2010

Survey about Census Attitudes

This year the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press is conducting a series of studies about the public’s knowledge and attitudes about the 2010 U.S. Census.

report | Jan 20, 2010

Most View Census Positively, But Some Have Doubts

Overview As the federal government gears up for its decennial count of the country’s population, most Americans think the census is very important and say they will definitely participate. But acceptance of and enthusiasm for the census are not universal. Certain segments of the population such as younger people, Hispanics and the less well educated […]

report | Jan 14, 2010

All Things Census: Day One

Welcome to All Things Census, a gathering place for postings about census methodology, findings and resources.

report | May 13, 2001

No Consensus on the Census

Introduction and Summary Dramatic increases in both the size and ethnic diversity of America’s population, reflected in the 2000 census, are drawing a mixed reaction from the public. Consistent with a long-term rise in favorable attitudes toward immigrants, more people say today’s immigrants are better able to adapt to American life than did so four […]

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