From Census.gov > History: scroll down to “Census Bureau Diversity:”
The U.S. Census Bureau was one of the first government agencies to hire men and women of many races and ethnicities. Census Bureau enumerators and supervisors … bring with them the local knowledge, language skills, and cultural understanding needed to make the census successful.
Source: 2020 Census.
Note: To understand the SEX, ORIGIN, and RACE column numeric codes in the tables above, check the File Layout.
Source: 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year Estimates.
From Census Academy > Data Gems:
From the Library:
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From Statistics in Schools (SIS), Classrooms Powered by Census Data:
The 1940 Census came at a momentous time in our nation’s history — as we recovered from the Great Depression and not long before our entry into World War II. It was also the first census that looked deeper into the details of American life.
From About the Bureau: