Illegal immigrants in Arizona are wary about the Census, and are planning to avoid enumerators. But other illegal immigrants without the right to vote see the count as their only option for having a positive impact on their communities.
Mar 31, 2010 NPR
For small towns, the 50,000 population mark is a sought after goal. That amount makes it easier for towns to qualify for certain federal funding, which is why the small town of Salina, Kansas is trying to make sure its residents fill out the Census.
Mar 30, 2010 NPR
"Tea Party" activists are leading a campaign featuring elaborate conspiracy theories urging Americans to defy the federal government by declining to return their 2010 Census form.
Mar 30, 2010 Huffington Post
<em>Urban Omnibus</em> takes a look at a new website that maps out places in the U.S. with low return rates for Census surveys.
Mar 25, 2010 Urban Omnibus
At Census time, America's prisoners have typically been counted as residents of the places they are imprisoned. But with nearly 1% of the U.S. population behind bars, where they're counted is counting more to the urban areas they came from.
Mar 15, 2010 Citiwire
While it's typically states and the federal government that spend most of the money on marketing the decennial census, cities have been taking the lead in 2010.
Mar 11, 2010 Governing
<em>The Brookings Institution</em> lists out the five biggest myths and misconceptions about the Census and the way demographics change in the U.S.
Feb 25, 2010 The Brookings Institution
Census takers in New York City will face the tough challenge of tracking down people living in often illegally-built and hard to find small rooms and apartments.
Feb 24, 2010 The New York Times
The Census Bureau released its last estimates before the official 2010 count begins. They have a bearing on the Congressional reapportionment - good news for Texas, while 'less bad than expected' for the Northeast and Midwest, thanks to a recession.
Dec 28, 2009 The New York Times - U.S.
For the first time in 59 years, the population of Philadelphia increased in 2008, according to revised figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Dec 11, 2009 Plan Philly