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Census 2010 - Timeline               



Fall 2008

Recruitment begins for local census jobs for early census operations.

Spring 2009

Census employees go door-to-door to update address list nationwide.

Fall 2009

Recruitment begins for census takers needed for peak workload in 2010.

Feb - Mar 2010

Census questionnaires are mailed or delivered to households.

April 1, 2010

Census Day


April - July 2010

Census takers visit households that did not return a questionnaire by mail.

Dec 2010

By law, Census Bureau delivers population counts to President for apportionment.

March 2011

By law, Census Bureau completes delivery of redistricting data to states.









Census 2010 Home


Frequently Asked Questions

US Census 2010 Form - Informational Copy

US Census Bureau Links

US Census Jobs

Important Factsheet

How Are People Counted?

Dora the Explorer and Census in Schools

Take 10 Map - Participation Rates

Spotlight On....Redistricting