Professional Land Surveyor News: Census Bureau Launches Online Mapping Tool Showing 2000 Census Participation Rates
Census Bureau Launches Online Mapping Tool Showing 2000 Census Participation Rates to Help Communities Prepare for 2010 Census
With mail-out of the 2010 Census forms less than one month away, the Census Bureau today unveiled a new online mapping tool that allows communities nationwide to prepare for the 2010 Census by seeing how well they did mailing back their 2000 Census forms.
Visitors to the new Google-based map will be able to find the 2000 Census mail participation rates for states, counties and cities, as well as smaller areas called “census tracts.” After the 2010 Census forms are mailed out in mid-March, the online map will be updated to include a tracking tool with daily updates of the 2010 Census mail participation rates for local areas across the nation. Users will be able to compare their 2010 Census progress using their 2000 Census rates as a benchmark.