Census questionaire due ( para espanol (marce aqui)
April 16, 2010 · Print This Article
(para espanol, marca aqui) Today is the last day to mail back your 2010 Census questionnaires. Households that return their forms after April 16 will probably have census workers come to their door in either May or July.
Households should mail back their 2010 Census forms today. Those who wait may be visited by census workers, who will visit homes in person to ensure an accurate count of every person living in the United States…
“Now’s the time to clear off your kitchen table and stick that form in the mail,” U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves said. “Residents who fail to mail back their forms today should be prepared to get a knock on their doors in May and July.”
Nationwide, 72 percent of households mailed back their census formsin 2000. while In 2000, 78 percent of Ohioans maileed theirs back.
As of April 16, the Ohio participation rate is 72 percent, and the national rate is 68 percent.
How to Identify a Census Field Representative
If you are visited by someone from the United States Census Bureau, be sure it is not a scam, here is what you should check. The person . . .
- Must present an ID Badge which contains: photograph of field representative, Department of Commerce watermark, and expiration date.
- Will provide you with supervisor contact information and/or the regional office phone number for verification, if asked.
- Will provide you with a letter from the director of the Census Bureau on U.S. Census Bureau letterhead.
- May be carrying a laptop and/or bag with a Census Bureau logo.
Census takers, are members of the community who will visit a household up to six times, each time leaving a door hanger featuring a phone number. Residents can call the number on the hanger to schedule a visit and be counted.If in doubt, call the Detroit Regional Office for verification at 1-800-432-1495. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Central Daylight Time.