United States Census 2010

Official source
2010 Census
  • The census is mandated by the U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 2). Every 10 years, a count of everyone living in the United States is taken. The census encompasses:
    • All 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas.
    • People of all ages, races, ethnic groups, citizens and non-citizens.
    • People should be counted where they live most of the year.
  • The next census is in 2020.
  • Census data are used to distribute Congressional seats to states, to make decisions about what community services to provide, and to distribute federal funds to local, state and tribal governments.

  United States Census 2010 Home  
  State Population and the Distribution of Electoral Votes and Representatives  
  2012 - 2020 Federal Representation by People per House Seat, Senate Seat, and Electors  
  An Historical Analysis of the Electoral College  
  The Math Behind the 2010 Census Apportionment of Representatives  
  PERL script used to generate the Apportionment