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Census Bureau Begins Long, Expensive Census for the Decade

The Census Bureau kicked off a $300 million campaign to get people to fill out and return census forms Wednesday.

Once each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau begins the long, slow, expensive process of collecting information about the roughly 300 million U.S. residents. They’ll ask households to fill out and return census forms in order to get the pulse of the nation’s demographics. In preparation for the census data collection, the Bureau will begin a campaign to convince people to mail those forms back. Continue reading Census Bureau Begins Long, Expensive Census for the Decade

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Jersey City Mayor Healy to Residents: “Get Counted!” in the 2010 Census

Fairness of Federal funding opportunities, Congressional redistricting and State legislative districting dependent on a proper 2010 Census count
Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy announced today that his administration would like to increase public awareness concerning the upcoming 2010 Census and to motivate residents to participate in a manner that produces the best and most accurate count in Jersey City.
    The United States Census Bureau is launching a massive address canvassing operation to verify and update more than 145 million addresses as it prepares to conduct the 2010 Census.

The address canvassing operation, which began Monday, will be conducted out of 151 local Census offices across the U.S. The official kickoff date for the U.S. Census is April 1, 2010. Continue reading Jersey City Mayor Healy to Residents: “Get Counted!” in the 2010 Census

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