Halfway to the 2010 Census: The Countdown and Components to a Successful Decennial Census

Andrew Reamer
Andrew Reamer Former Brookings Expert

April 19, 2005

Andrew Reamer testified before the Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census to discuss how the Census Bureau is preparing for the 2010 Census. The Subcommittee examined the three main components that are key to the upcoming decennial census: the American Community Survey, the Master Address File/TIGER Enhancements Program, and a short-form only census. It is important to understand the role and significance of each for the implementation of a successful census.