Tuesday, May 04, 2004

Census Takers May Be Coming To Your Neighborhood

Census Takers May Be Coming To Your Neighborhood - Now!

WNBC.com has this story: http://www.wnbc.com/money/3268434/detail.html

In this trial run, at least, there is NO PAPER INVOLVED. The census info will be stored and entered in handheld computer, and will be encrypted, according to the article.

How common is your name? The US Census site ranks surnames, male first names and female first names: http://www.census.gov/genealogy/www/freqnames.html

An interesting look at the 2000 census, from a genealogical standpoint - The Other Millenium Bug: Changes in Census Procedures and Its Impact on Genealogists, by Chad Milliner: http://www.ancestry.com/library/print/news/articles/724.htm

Searching Census: http://valoriez.blogspot.com/2003/12/searching-census.html

I cannot believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war and no one will win the next. - Eleanor Roosevelt

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