Tuesday, April 21, 2015

"the average cost of counting each household [the census] has risen, in constant 2010 dollars, from $16 in 1970 to $94 in 2010"

Reason:

The 2010 census was "the most costly in history, totaling approximately $13 billion," and the 2020 edition "could cost approximately $25 billion (in constant 2010 dollars)" says the GAO.