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  GENUKI: England Topics - Census
The administration of the early census returns 1801-1831 was the responsibility of the Overseers of the Poor and the clergy.
The census returns for 1841 were the first to be kept and, as far as the general public is concerned, the information is released after a hundred years.
Census enumerators had instructions as to how to go about their task, here are those on the completion of the 1901 Census Enumeration Books.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/Census.html   (1626 words)

  
  Genealogists/Family Historians - Clues in Census Records, 1850-1930
The 1870 census (column 13) and 1880 census (column 7) indicate the month in which the person was born, if born "within the year," that is between June 1, 1869 and May 31, 1870 for the 1870 census, or June 1, 1879 and May 31, 1880, for the 1880 census.
The 1900 census (column 16), 1910 census (column 15), 1920 census (column 13), and 1930 census (column 22) each indicate the person's year of immigration to the United States.
The 1880 census (columns 25-26), 1900 census (columns 14-15), 1910 census (columns 13-14), 1920 census (columns 21 and 23), and 1930 census (columns 19-20) indicate the person's parents' birthplaces.
www.archives.gov /genealogy/census/1850-1930.html   (977 words)

  
  Census - MSN Encarta
States frequently use population census figures as a basis for allocating delegates to the state legislatures and for redrawing district boundaries for seats in the House, in state legislatures, and in local legislative districts.
In Canada, census population data are similarly used to apportion seats among the provinces and territories in the House of Commons and to draw electoral districts.
In the United States, the Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau), an agency of the Department of Commerce, conducts the national population census and most economic censuses.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761554198   (1357 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Census
census to be the property itself or its equivalent in money, viewed as giving to some one a right to draw revenue from it.
census is said to be reservative when a person transfers the property to another, keeping only the right to an annual revenue for himself.
census upon a benefice is considered as equivalent to dismemberment or division, inasmuch as it diminishes the revenues.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03533a.htm   (473 words)

  
 Federal Census Records   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Census schedules are restricted for seventy-two years after the census is taken in order to protect the privacy of the individuals surveyed.
Census of 1810 - Lists name and address of head of family; number of free whites under 10 years of age, 10 to 15, 16 to 44, and 45 years and upward in the household; number of all other free persons except Indians not taxed; and number of slaves.
Census of 1850-1860 - Lists name, address, age, sex, race, and occupation for each free person; occupation and value of real estate owned by all free males over the age of 15 years; birthplace; marital status; whether individual was illiterate, attended school within the year, or was a pauper or convict.
www.phmc.state.pa.us /bah/dam/census.htm   (1298 words)

  
 Research & Information Services - NCTCOG.org
These data are available by Census tract, zip code, city, county, and region, as well as in a radius summary from a given street address.
For Census 2000, the Dallas PMSA consists of eight counties: Dallas, Denton, Collin, Hunt, Rockwall, Ellis, Kaufman and Henderson, and the Fort Worth-Arlington PMSA consists of four counties: Tarrant, Parker, Hood and Johnson.
Census blocks (red lines) are areas bounded on all sides by visible features, such as streets, roads, streams, and railroad tracks, and by invisible boundaries, such as city, town, township, and county limits, property lines, and short, imaginary extensions of streets and roads.
www.nctcog.org /ris/census/index.asp   (1080 words)

  
 Chapter I - Census Geography
Census subdivisions (or municipalities) are subject to change (names, boundaries, status) from one census to the next.
A census tract is a small census geographic area established in a large urban community withthe assistance of local specialists who help define boundaries that are useful for urban and social research.
An agricultural region is a subprovincial geographic region used by the census of agriculture in the dissemination of agricultural statistics.
www.ucalgary.ca /~libdata/adc/geo.html   (2591 words)

  
 About the Census of Marine Life
These questions were the genesis for the Census of Marine Life, a growing global network of researchers in more than 70 nations engaged in a ten-year initiative to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the ocean and explain how it changes over time.
Census projects are also underway to examine microbes, plankton, coral reefs, continental margins, seamounts, the Arctic and Antarctic to increase understanding of all factors that influence biodiversity in the world's seas.
The Census of Marine Life is coordinated by a Secretariat based at the Consortium of Oceanographic Research and Education in Washington, D.C. and governed by several national and regional scientific steering committees.
www.coml.org /aboutcoml.htm   (1014 words)

  
 Finding Census Tract Data on the Internet
A census tract is a small statistical subdivision of a county.
Census tract maps for the 2000 Census of Population and Housing are available online; the Census Bureau offers several "tools" that allow you to type in a specific address to search to get the number of the census tract that includes that address.
Census Overview includes a list of the topics that were 100 per cent subjects and the topics that were in the sample.
library.csun.edu /mfinley/census90.html   (2722 words)

  
 Census
Census records are the framework of your family history puzzle.
The second Spanish census was a detailed statistical report of products of St. Louis in 1773, but it also names traders and their bateaus (boats) as well as heads of farm families who produced the province’s grain.
The community of Carondelet took a census in 1869, which is available at Missouri Historical Society and St.
www.stlgs.org /governmentCensus.htm   (581 words)

  
 Constitutional Topic: The Census - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net
Some in the Congress, who advocated an immediate census, noted that those who did not want one were the people from states which were generally regarded as being over-represented in the Congress based on the initial figures provided for in the Constitution.
In this code, the census is directed to be taken in 1980 and every ten years thereafter, and that the count is to be taken on April 1.
The Census Bureau is looking to find ways to collect the data on the long form in other manners, such as polling and sampling.
www.usconstitution.net /consttop_cens.html   (939 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How the Census Works"
Census 2000 was billed by the bureau as "the largest peacetime effort in the history of the United States." You may recall some of the hoopla surrounding this effort in late 1999 and early 2000 as the nation prepared for National Census Day--April 1.
Census 2000 shows that the resident population of the United States as of April 1, 2000, is 281,421,906.
The census is required by the U.S. Constitution under Article I Section 2, and is performed once a decade to do more than just satisfy our curiosity about the number of people that live in the country.
www.howstuffworks.com /census.htm   (379 words)

  
 Which Census for 2000?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since the census provides much of the data about regional and local areas that federal, state and local governments and American business firms require for their plans and operations—as well as for political redistricting—a failed census would indeed be a disaster.
By the census of 1990, the difficulties of physically counting all of the increasingly mobile American population had led to soaring budgetary costs and reduced accuracy.
The Census Bureau should be conducting dress rehearsals not to determine what kind of a census to undertake but to discover operational bugs in a census plan that has already been devised.
www.brookings.edu /views/op-ed/schultze/19980607.htm   (807 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How the Census Works"
Census 2000 was billed by the bureau as "the largest peacetime effort in the history of the United States." You may recall some of the hoopla surrounding this effort in late 1999 and early 2000 as the nation prepared for National Census Day--April 1.
Census 2000 shows that the resident population of the United States as of April 1, 2000, is 281,421,906.
The census is required by the U.S. Constitution under Article I Section 2, and is performed once a decade to do more than just satisfy our curiosity about the number of people that live in the country.
people.howstuffworks.com /census.htm   (367 words)

  
 Canada 2001 Census - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Canada 2001 Census   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
The census numbers are the basis of the federal governments transfer payments to the provinces and therefore when a province loses population, its transfer payments are decreased.
In addition, the census numbers are one of the elements that Elections Canada uses to create the boundaries of federal ridings.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Canada-2001-Census.html   (342 words)

  
 1901 Census of England and Wales Online
In the 1901 census you can search over 32 million census records to find your ancestors from England and Wales in 1901, helping you discover your ancestry and grow your family tree.
In the 1901 census you can view the original census documents from 1901 and look at property census records for the inhabitants of over 6,000,000 properties to see who lived in your house in 1901.
In the 1901 census you can also discover where your ancestors were living in 1901 and see the other family members your ancestors were living with in 1901, helping you find more relatives to add to your family tree.
www.1901census.nationalarchives.gov.uk   (392 words)

  
 Arthur L. Farnsworth's Internet site - Census page
The Census Bureau began using statistical sampling techniques in the 1940s, computers in the 1950s, and mail enumeration in the 1960s, all in an effort to publish more data sooner and at a lower cost, and with less burden on the public.
In the first two paragraphs of the small sheet that accompanied the census form, Census Bureau director Kenneth Prewitt identifies the true purpose of the census, although it perturbs me that they neglect to mention the fact that the enumeration also is used for the apportionment of direct taxes.
Copies of census reports which have been so retained shall be immune from legal process, and shall not, without the consent of the individual or establishment concerned, be admitted as evidence or used for any purpose in any action, suit, or other judicial or administrative proceeding.
www.enter.net /~arthurlf/census/census.htm   (4529 words)

  
 EPIC Census Privacy Page
It is thought that the census was developed to establish an equitable way to distribute the burden of the Revolutionary War, both economically and in manpower.
The most extreme example of census abuse is Hitler's use of the census to track minorities for extermination during the NAZI regime.
U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Dep't of Commerce, Charter of the Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations (Mar. 27, 2000).
www.epic.org /privacy/census   (4219 words)

  
 MLA Language Map
The MLA Language Map uses data from the 2000 United States census to display the locations and numbers of speakers of thirty languages and three groups of less commonly spoken languages in the United States.
The census data are based on responses to the question, "Does this person speak a language other than English at home?" The Language Map illustrates the concentration of language speakers in zip codes and counties.
Follow links to census publications, to data about migration and immigration and about language teaching in United States colleges and universities, and to information about where specific languages are spoken outside the United States.
www.mla.org /resources/census_main   (413 words)

  
 Bug Tracking Software, Defect Tracking System, Issue Tracker Tool
Census is Web-based, so it connects everybody and provides a vital communications link - not only between team members, but between you and your customers.
Census feels and behaves like a Windows application, even though it is running in a browser.
Census is a fully customizable issue tracking system for call tracking, timesheets, enhancements, defect tracking, bug tracking and more.
www.metaquest.com /Solutions/BugTracking/BugTracking.html   (597 words)

  
 Census 2000 Main Page | OFM
Within one year of that date, the Census Bureau is obligated by Public Law 94-171 to provide each state with the population data that can be used to redraw federal, state and local legislative districts.
The Census 2000 Public Law 94-171 Redistricting Summary File contains summary statistics on counts for the total population, for the population 18 years and over, and population counts by race and by Hispanic or Latino origin.
Non-Hispanic Population by Race: Census Tracts in Washington, 2000 Excel - Data for census tracts, arranged by county.
www.ofm.wa.gov /census2000/default.asp   (1666 words)

  
 Language Policy -- Demographics
When the 1990 Census reported a U.S. language-minority population of nearly 32 million, it set off predictions of demographic doom.
The 1890 census figure no doubt would have been higher if census workers had used the same techniques for sampling language-minority groups used in 2000, or if they had counted Native Americans living on reservations.
It is important to recognize the limitations of Census data on language.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/JWCRAWFORD/census02.htm   (905 words)

  
 CGI - Census Maps
Census geographic entities are organized by the U.S. Bureau of the Census into hierarchies for tabulating and reporting statistics.
These entities include a range of geography from census blocks (the smallest and most numerous type of geographic entity) to an entity for the entire United States.
The Census Bureau identifies and tabulates data for the urban and rural populations and their associated areas solely for the presentation and comparison of census statistical data.
www.michigan.gov /cgi/0,1607,7-158-12540_13863---,00.html   (280 words)

  
 Census.ac.uk - home
Census.ac.uk, home of the ESRC Census Programme, provides a one stop gateway to data and support services which allow users and researchers in UK Higher and Further Education to access the 1971, 1981, 1991 and 2001 UK censuses.
Anyone is welcome to use the open resources of this web site and search metadata and publications, but to access most data registration and acceptance of licence terms relating to access and use of the data is required.
These cover: modern census data generally; historical and genealogical resources, where the focus of research is family history or pre-1901; and some international census resources.
www.census.ac.uk   (296 words)

  
 2002 Economic Census
The Economic Census profiles American business every 5 years, from the national to the local level.
An Introduction to AFF goes step-by-step through use of 2002 Economic Census data.
2002 Economic Census DVD-ROMs: With the release of Disc 1Z, ZIP Code Statistics, all 2002 Economic Census data are available on DVD-ROM.
www.census.gov /econ/census02   (389 words)

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