Contact: Decennial Media Relations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2001
Census Bureau to Brief Reporters on Population Change and Distribution from 1990 to 2000
**CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY**
The Commerce Department's Census Bureau will hold a news conference to discuss the significance of the U.S. population increase between 1990 and 2000. Census Bureau demographers also will look at population shifts at the state, metro area, county and large city levels.
John Long, chief of the Population Division; Marc Perry and Paul Mackun, Population Division.
Monday, April 2; 10 a.m. EDT
National Press Club - Ballroom
529 14th St. N.W.
A live webcast of the briefing will be accessible via the Census Bureau's Web site <http://www.census.gov>. Viewing the webcast requires RealPlayerTM software, which can be downloaded for free at <http://www.real.com/player/>.
Reporters may attend the briefing in person or participate via a telephone conference call. To take part by phone, call 703-871-3029 or toll free 877-282-2316 after 9:50 a.m. EDT.