** CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY ** – U.S. Census Bureau to Release...

** CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY ** – U.S. Census Bureau to Release First 2010 Census Counts


WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The following is being issued by the U.S. Census Bureau:

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What: Fulfilling its constitutional mandate, the U.S. Census Bureau will release the first set of 2010 Census data at a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 11 a.m. EST at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The 2010 Census data to be released include the resident population for the nation and the states as well as the congressional apportionment totals for each state. The law requires the Census Bureau to report these results to the President by Dec. 31.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010

Time: 11 a.m. EST

Place: National Press Club

529 14th Street, NW

Washington, D.C.

More details about this event will be made available soon. Also, stay tuned for information about a pre-release media webinar.


Visit http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/interactivemap.php to use an interactive map that highlights the history of apportionment and our country’s changing population throughout the past century. You can also learn more about apportionment from our Special Edition: Facts for Features by visiting http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/ or through the video The Amazing Apportionment Machine on our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUCnb5_HZc0.

Please RSVP by 5 p.m. (EST), Monday, Dec. 20, to the Public Information Office at 301-763-3691 or to pio.2010@census.gov.

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e-mail: pio.2010@census.gov

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** CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY ** – U.S. Census Bureau to Release First 2010 Census Counts