The recession, the housing bust and the rise in immigrant populations are cited as some of the main challenges facing the U.S. Census Bureau as it prepares for its decennial count in April.
Dec 8, 2009 The Seattle Times
Transit saw some big ridership increases over the past few years, but maybe not where you'd expect. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the top ten metropolitan areas where transit use has increased the most. Exclusive
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Smaller cities are showing signs of struggle, as the amount of college-educated residents continues to drop. Coupled with the economic recession, smaller cities seems to be taking a harder economic hit than their larger counterparts.
Nov 18, 2009 Kansas City Star
Undercounting is likely one of the biggest challenges facing the U.S. Census Bureau as it prepares to run its decennial census in April. Certain parts of the country will prove problematic when it comes time to count.
Nov 14, 2009 The New Republic
The high amount of foreclosures is expected to make things tougher for Census officials as they prepare for 2010 Census enumeration.
Oct 14, 2009 The Associated Press
With the Census Bureau still without a Director and the 2010 Census looming, the count is facing a new threat in the form of right-wing conspiracy theories.
Jul 3, 2009 The Progress Report
Collecting Census data can be a daunting task. But in some places, like New York City, just finding the people to survey can be most of the challenge.
Jun 5, 2009 NPR
According to the 2000 Census, the City of Lowell, Massachussetts has 105,000 people. Mayor Edward "Bud" Caulfield says they were wrong, and is doing everything he can to make the 2010 numbers accurate.
May 15, 2009 The Lowell Sun
It's one of those good news-bad news revelations: the housing and job crises are causing more people to stay put. NY's out-migration was the lowest since the Census tracked outflows in 1982. More residents left Florida than arrived, a first.
Jan 21, 2009 The New York Times
Although Southern Californian suburbs are more ethnically integrated than ever, the census shows that East LA is 98% Latino--a decline in diversity.
Dec 17, 2008 Los Angeles Times