Press Releases / Events / News Articles
New York City (59 Percent) Surpasses 2000 Mail-Back Rate (57 Percent)
Enumerators Will Begin Door-to-Door Count in Two Weeks of Those Who Haven’t Returned Forms
Encourages All New Yorkers to Complete and Return 2010 Census Forms
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on New York State's Census 2010 events here
How to Fill it Out
Filling out the census form takes under 10 minutes.
Where to Fill it Out
Every New Yorkers should fill out his or her census form at their
primary place of residence. But given the incredibly diverse – and
incredibly mobile – population in New York, that’s not always so
easy to determine.
Census in the Schools
The Census Bureau is making a special effort to reach out to
students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Census in Schools program has its own website.
This site includes information for teachers, kids, and teens. There
are activities for students, including coloring pages and state
facts pages, and lesson plans for teachers.
Information about these special activities is being sent to the
principal of every school serving K-8 students.
2000 Census Data
You can learn a lot about your town, city, and state from past
census data – from the number of people living in a section of
Syracuse to the average age of people in Yonkers to the density of
Manhattan, the most densely populated county in the country.