...before an army of folks, Census enumerators, start coming to your door, up to six times, costing an estimated $1.5 billion. I know, what's a billion and a half dollars in a sea of red ink? But I'm still convinced that every littler bit helps.
Here's yesterday's press release, when there were two days left.
And there are videos to help explain the process:
The Whole Story: Language Assistance Videos
Is English not your first language? Do you need help filling out the form? The Census Bureau has created language assistance videos in 63 different languages to help you fill out your form. Watch this video to learn more.
Running time: 2:18
The Whole Story: Foreclosure
Has the current economic situation placed you or someone you know into nonconventional housing? Learn how the Census Bureau is making sure all U.S. residents are counted.
Running time: 0:55
The Whole Story: Second Mailing
Did you lose, misplace or never receive your 2010 Census form? Learn about our second mailing.
Door-to-Door Census Taking (Census)
Hey, you can read the 2010 Census Blog, connect with the Bureau on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to get more tips, or visit the 2010 Census site.
My goodness, one can Friend the Census Bureau! (Did I ever mention how uncomfortable I am with the loose use of the word "friend"?)