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From: Rick Van Dusen <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] 2010 US census
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 07:47:09 -0700
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Helps us to understand some of the anomalies we've all seen in past
Censuses!

(My kids didn't react well when I told them I'm waiting until Apr 1 to
fill out the form, in case any of them move out or die before then.)


George Waller wrote:
> It is interesting to consider what path to follow when given conflicting
> instructions. My response was to return the census and hope to live
> until April 1st.
> George
>
> On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Ian Singer <> wrote:
>
>> I always though when there was a census you were enumerated for the
>> location you were at on the specified date/time and that is why some
>> people do not show up. Is that incorrect as I have been messaging the US
>> Census Bureau because their ads say mail the form back as soon as you
>> receive it, which could be four weeks before the census date and they
>> responded.
>>
>> "Thanks! According to the Residence Rules (see link below), people
>> should be counted in the 2010 Census at their usual residence, which is
>> the place where they live and sleep most of the time. If you are just
>> visiting temporarily, i.e. for the day, a week, etc., you would still be
>> counted at your usual residence. However, if someone is staying with you
>> on Census Day -- April 1, and they have no usual residence, they would
>> be counted on your form. Hope this helps.
>>
>> <http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2010/resid_rules/resid_rules.html
>>> "
>>
>> Ian Singer
>> --
>>
>>
>>
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>> See my homepage at http://www.iansinger.com
>> I am near Toronto Canada, can I tell where you are from your reply?
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