Unformatted text preview: Census = total count for a specific area (county, broken down into smaller and smaller units) “social photograph” US Census – What should it do/provide? A Brief History of Censuses Overview of US – Census- First in 1790 Vital Registration Worldwide (mostly developing countries) Sample Surveys – often used by demographers Advantages & Disadvantages Open-ended interviews Problems Census 2000 Census 2010...
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- Spring '10
- Demography, United States Census, US Census, Census Bureau definition, demographic analysis Census