MOUNT VERNON — Two different census surveys will soon be circulating around Knox County. The shorter, official 2010 Census will include only 10 questions; the American Community Survey includes at least 11 pages for a single-person household.

 

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5 Responses to “Official Census forms coming in March”

  1. Duncan

    Jeez, you people are paranoid. Go back and look at older census forms; they’re a treasure trove for people doing genealogical work.

    Did you know that the census forms you fill out are not released to the public for more than 60 years? The last fully available census data with personal information shown is from 1930. You have absolutely nothing to worry about, yet you insist on complaining about including a phone number? Paranoia.

  2. John C. Davidson

    Don’t use the phone except to call out to a government agency for help. They only want to make promises prior to an election, after that, for some reason, nothing else happens. Oh, I get a lot of propaganda in the mail as does this newspaper. The call identifyer works well on cell phones. You don’t have to cuss.

  3. Hazel

    I’m smart enough to have had my name and telelphone number removed from online listings. How about you?

  4. Paul

    “No personal information”? They ask for the name and date of birth of everyone in the house hold. They are not doing a very good job of convincing me that the information they are gathering can’t be tied back to you.

  5. Census concerned

    It is reported no personal information will be asked on the census, but what about asking for a telephone number. You can Google any persons number and that leads to all sorts information after the nname is discovered. Do those idiots in Washington think people are that stupid.