Proceed to GeoCommunity Home Page


SpatialNewsGIS Data DepotGeoImaging ChannelGIS and MappingSoftwareGIS JobsGeoBids-RFPsGeoCommunity MarketplaceGIS Event Listings
HomeLoginAccountsAboutContactAdvertiseSearchFAQsForumsCartFree Newsletter

Sponsored by:


TOPICS
Today's News

Submit News

Feature Articles

Product Reviews

Education

News Affiliates

Discussions

Newsletters

Email Lists

Polls

Editor's Corner


SpatialNews Daily Newswire!
Subscribe now!

Latest Industry Headlines
Novara GeoSolutions, LLC Appoints a New Director of Sales
Trimble Incorporates Galileo Support in New Version of its GNSS Infrastructure Management Software
Bluesky Launches New Online Resource for Geographic Information of Ireland
Exhibit Fusing Art and Science Coming to Bismarck
UCGIS Welcomes Kate Beard as its Newest Fellows Member

Latest GeoBids-RFPs
Cartography Training-VA
A & E Services-OR
Remote Sensing-UT
Surveying and Mapping-WA
GPS Locators-MN

Recent Job Opportunities

Recent Discussions
LiDAR-derived DEM
space syntax
DEM data for Israel
3D modeling Consultant
AVP to Style
SpatialNews.com - U.S. Census 2000

United States Census - News Release

Census Bureau Director Says 92 Percent of U.S. Households Accounted For; Thanks President and Vice President for Message to Census Workers

Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt today reported that in every region of the country 90 percent or more of U.S. housing units have been accounted for -- meaning that a census form has been received for a unit or it has been identified as vacant. Some 66 percent of households mailed in their questionnaires, and field efforts to obtain information from households that did not respond are about 70 percent complete.

Prewitt also referred to the text of an e-mail sent by President Clinton and Vice President Al Gore to all Census Bureau employees today, congratulating them on the success thus far of Census 2000. "I am extremely gratified that they have sent this message to all our staff, recognizing the dedication and work that has brought us to this point," Prewitt said.

He noted that, in their message, the president and vice president said the toughest part of the job is still ahead and added, "We will have to redouble our efforts to reach the remaining 8 percent of households, so that we can deliver to the country the accurate and complete census it needs for the coming decade. At the same time, I want to ask local leaders around the nation to join with us in this effort and to remind Americans who have not yet been counted to welcome census workers when they contact them."

Decennial Media Relations
301-457-3691/301-457-3620 (fax)
301-457-1037 (TDD)
e-mail: 2000usa@census.gov

  • US Census Home Page
  • US Census 2000 Home Page

    SpatialNews Census 2000 Page

  • Sponsored by:

    For information
    regarding
    advertising rates
    Click Here!

    Copyright© 1995-2014 MindSites Group / Privacy Policy

    GeoCommunity™, Wireless Developer Network™, GIS Data Depot®, and Spatial News™
    including all logos and other service marks
    are registered trademarks and trade communities of
    MindSites Group