Census 2010. An overview of the 2010 census—what’s new and what can you do with the new data. 0:00. Census in the Constitution.
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An overview of the 2010 census—what’s new and what can you do with the new data.
--U.S. Constitution. Article I, Section II:
questionnaire, which was used to enumerate people
and asked only a few basic questions.
selected to receive the long form. The long form
included not only all short form questions, but also
solicited a wide range of information about individuals’
demographic, economic, social, and housing
characteristics. In Census 2000, approximately 1 in 6
individuals were enumerated on the long form. Census
2010 is the first decennial census that will not use a
Data: National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect at Cornell University, the Department of Health and Human Services, Census Bureau
Story: More white couples are pushing past long-time cultural resistance to adopt black children. In 2004, 26 percent of black children adopted from foster care were adopted transracially, nearly all by whites, compared with 14 percent in 1998.
Aug. 17, 2006, Page One
Data: U.S. Census figures for ancestry
Story: Fewer New Yorkers are claiming Irish ancestry, but that may be because more residents are identifying themselves as simply American.
March 18, 2006, B2