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Census Counts

Sources for questions on census counts, undercounts, overcounts and sampling

Census counts

1) Definitions of: Apportionment, reapportionmentelectoral districting I, and electoral districing II,and Electoral Districting, Fairness, and Judicial Review and State and Local Demography

Search the database CQ Researcher for articles on Census counts.

Search the database Academic Search Complete for articles on "1990 Census" and redistricting

2)  U.S. Census Bureau History and Innovations and Questionnairesand Data Collection

3)  Search the database Academic Search Complete for articles on (overcount* OR undercount*) AND Census

4)  Most of the last two Census' are available online.  The 2000 Census of Population and Housing is the latest decennial census in print at call number HA201.122 .C464 2003 on the second floor East side of Paley Library.

Microfilm copies of  United States decennial census publications, 1790-1970 are on the Ground Floor of Paley in boxes with the number Micro- film 3500 above the PER cabinets.  The reel guides are at the ends of the rows.

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Temple University Libraries
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