Types of Information Collected
- Age, Gender, Ethnicity, Marital Status, Household Composition
- Economic Status
Why the Census Data is Important!
- Population counts determine number of US Congression Seats alloted for New York State
- State and Federal funding...
Cycle of Census Data Collection
- Major census every 10 years (e.g., 1990, 2000)
- 2010 is the next major census
- Other surveys... need info from LM
Planning Department's Involvement
The Warren County Department of Planning and Community Development provides assistance to the US Census Bureau in many ways.
- Update addresses and streets in preparation for upcoming census interviews
- Review and edit census boundaries relative to municipal borders and transportation networks