This was the first United States census.
This is the first census with the option for households in the U.S. to respond online, by phone, or by mail.
The original 13 states; the districts of Kentucky, Maine, and Vermont; and the Southwest Territory (Tennessee).
The 2020 Census counts everyone living in the United States and its five territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands).
By horseback and on foot, approximately 650 U.S. marshals and assistants recorded answers on forms made of parchment and animal skins.
Households can now respond online, by phone, or by mail. Hundreds of thousands of temporary census takers will use smartphones to follow up with households that don't respond.
Secretary of State.
Census Bureau Director.
August 2, 1790.
April 1, 2020.
This number would increase to 105 based on the results of the 1790 Census.
The total number of representatives was set by the Apportionment Act of 1929; the current Congress includes record numbers of women and minority representatives.
The country's first singing contest was held between choirs from Dorchester and Stoughton, Massachusetts.
Alicia Keys hosted the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in January.
109,826. That was the combined population of the country's five largest cities: New York City (33,131 people); Philadelphia (28,522); Boston (18,320); Charleston, South Carolina (16,359); and Baltimore (13,503).
107,601. That is the attendance capacity at the largest college football stadium in the United States—Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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