Census Monday: 10 Questions, $400B at Stake

By David Schoetz

Mar 15, 2010 3:40pm

Our apartment was among the 120 million households to start receiving the 10-question Census form by mail today — as seen atop the mailstack above, with the warning in all caps "YOUR RESPONSE IS REQUIRED BY LAW."Click HERE for Matt Jaffe's interesting by-the-numbers take on ABCNews.com, which explains in clear detail the purpose of this once-a-decade headcount (including redrawn Congressional districts), its potential benefits, and the expected total cost of $14.7 billion, which includes a $2.5 million Super Bowl ad.So go ahead — be counted. 

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