The Insider's Guide to Census 2000

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It cost the Census Bureau about $4 billion to create the mountain of information that's just landed on the nation, and as we help you make sense of it, we know that there will be times that you'll need to access raw data to meet your own personal demographic challenges. When you surf over to www.census.gov, you'll quickly find that there's so much information, it's easy to go into overload. But don't panic. Here are the best Web pages to click, people to call, and publications to check out to make your data dig that much easier.

— Jo Kadlecek

Who's There?

The “A-List� of contacts at the U.S. Census Bureau:

  • JOHN KAVALIUNAS

    chief of the Marketing Services Office
  • CLAUDETTE BENNETT

    chief of the Radical Statistics Branch
  • JORGE DEL PINAL

    chief of Special Population Statistics
  • PARTNERSHIP AND DATA SERVICES

    (301) 457-2989
  • REGIONAL CENSUS OFFICES

    www.census.gov/contacts/www/c-gegoff.html

What's Next?

Bookmarks to help with specialized searches:

PAST AND PRESENT DATA

• AMERICAN FACTFINDER

http://factfinder.census.gov

FUTURE DATA

www.census.gov/population/www/projections/natproj.html

National population projections by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin for the years 1999 to 2100.

www.census.gov/population/www/projections/stproj.html

State population projections by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin for the years 1995 to 2025.

www.census.gov/population/www/projections/nathh.html

National household projections and family projections for the years 1995 to 2010.

What's Up, Doc?

Academic contacts for census help:

  • BILL FREY

    www.frey-demographer.org

    Population Center at the Univ. of Michigan
  • ANN MORNING

    Amorningprinceton.edu

    Office of Population Research at Princeton University
  • STEVE DOIG

    Steve.doigasu.edu

    Arizona State University
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DOCUMENTS CENTER

    www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/documents. center/stdemog.html
  • MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY CENSUS AND DEMOGRAPHICS DEPARTMENT

    www.mnsfld.edu/depts/lib/census.html
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

    http://govinfo.kerr.orst.edu/index.html

Adapted from Forecast, American Demographics' twice-monthly newsletter.

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