Census, City Officials Urge Residents to Participate in 2010 Count

A massive counting effort gets underway this year, and Louisville officials are encouraging citizens to take part. The 2010 Census forms will be in the mail in mid-March, and those running the effort are already working to encourage people to be counted. The population numbers that come from the census will be used for the… Continue reading Census, City Officials Urge Residents to Participate in 2010 Count

Count Me In! Why Do We Have a Census?

Finding and counting every person living in the United States sounds like an impossible task; and homelessness, language barriers and suspicion about the government don’t make it any easier. Yet according to the constitution, it must be done. The Census has been happening every 10 years since 1790, and as our diverse population continues to swell, it becomes an increasingly difficult job. Listen to the Show

Louisville Will Challenge Census

The update gives Louisville a population of just over 709,264. A study from the Washington D.C. based group Social Compact says at least 45,000 citizens weren’t counted in that update, and city officials agree.