Every 10 years the country "counts heads" and uses those numbers to determine everything from election districts to funding levels. But the story of our neighborhoods, cities, and states is much deeper than what's in the numbers. Join the Brian Lehrer Show as we make sure our listeners count, from in-depth coverage of the census process to interactive projects and all sorts of stories about who we are and how we live in 2010.
Brian asks callers to answer listener-submitted 11th Questions! The U.S. Census asks 10 questions that try to capture the demographics of our communities. But there are millions of other stories to tell about who we are. Listeners have submitted hundreds of 11th questions. Check them out here.
We've been following tons of Census coverage, and some amusing videos and multimedia have been popping up. Here's a little roundup of some of the best stuff:
Today, the Census Bureau reached out to the LGBT community for the first time with the release of a series of PSAs encouraging ...
Here's the famed Christopher Walken Census sketch from Saturday Night Live, circa 2000.
We provided the information, you made it beautiful!
If you could ask everyone in America one question, what would it be? This year the US census is asking 10 questions that try to ...