Census Bureau plans 'two-number' system for 2000
- The U.S. CENSUS Gets Under Way. Chiang, Mona // Science World;04/10/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 13, p20
Focuses on Census 2000 in the United States.
- What should we call people? Hodgkinson, Harold L. // Phi Delta Kappan;Oct95, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p173
Explains the problem posed by the racial and ethnic categories in the United States Census and its significance to education at all levels. History of racial classification in the United States; Role of the Office of Management and Budget in defining race; Race versus citizenship; Multiracial...
- Time to count: The U.S. census gets under way. Miller, Amy // Junior Scholastic;03/20/2000, Vol. 102 Issue 15, p8
Focuses on the nationwide census in the United States in 2000.
- Officials Optimistic That 2000 CENSUS Is Better Than Ever. Roach, Ronald // Black Issues in Higher Education;10/12/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p32
Highlights the response rate of United States (U.S.) federal officials for Census 2000. Importance of the Census; Improvements in the Census; Demographic projection on the U.S.
- Striving for Perfection: A Brief History of Advances and Undercounts in the U.S. Census. Rosenthal[a], Miriam D. // Government Information Quarterly;2000, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p193
Looks at the history and the evolution of census taking in the United States. Objectives of the first census in 1790; Increasing the scope of the census in the early 1800s; Introduction of the scientific approach from 1850 to 1910; Influence of major events on the content and procedures used in...
- WHO ARE WE? // World Almanac for Kids;2003, p174
Census 2000 was the first time a census allowed Americans to identify themselves as being of more than one race. Almost seven million people made that choice. That is about two percent of the total population of the United States. The percentage of Americans that felt they belonged in each of...
- TAKING THE CENSUS: EVERYONE COUNTS. // World Almanac for Kids;2003, p174
The United States takes a census every 10 years. It tries to count everyone. But in every census, some people get missed. In Census 2000, census-takers tried to track down and count people who did not send back forms, so that this census would be as accurate as possible. The population of a...
- TAKING THE CENSUS: EVERYONE COUNTS. // World Almanac for Kids;2001, p182
This article provides information on the United States census, and the most current census in 2000. Were you counted during Census 2000? It took place on April 1. The United States takes a census every ten years. It tries to count everyone. The population of a state determines how many...
- POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES. // World Almanac for Kids;2002, p178
Here is a chart of the population of each of the states in the U.S. as of the 2000 census, including California, Texas, New York, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, New Jersey, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, Indiana, Washington, Tennessee, Missouri, Wisconsin,...