Tag Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

Mainers using less oil to heat homes, census shows | Bangor Daily News

Mainers using less oil to heat homes, census shows | Bangor Daily News.

Census: Maine population grows 4.2 percent | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Census: Maine population grows 4.2 percent | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

Portland joins list of top college cities | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Portland joins list of top college cities | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

THE TOP 20

Top 20 best small cities for college students to live:

1. Boulder, Colo.

2. Ann Arbor, Mich.

3. Bridgeport, Conn.

4. Trenton-Ewing, N.J.

5. Gainesville, Fla.

6. Madison, Wis.

7. Durham, N.C.

8. Santa Cruz, Calif.

9. Honolulu, Hawaii

10. Fort Collins, Colo.

11. Santa Barbara, Calif.

12. New Haven, Conn.

13. Lincoln, Neb.

14. Albany, N.Y.

15. San Luis Obispo, Calif.

16. Naples, Fla.

17. Manchester, N.H.

18. Oxnard, Calif.

19. Santa Rosa, Calif.

20. PORTLAND, MAINE

Coffeehouse observation No. 125

I am at the coffeehouse sitting next to a gray-haired woman with “U.S. Census Bureau” on her briefcase. She’s fumbling around attempting to text on her cell phone and not doing a particularly good job at it. I sure hope she’s better counting than she is texting.

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Snowmobiles, ATVs, lobster boats used for census in Maine | AP Nation – Ledger-Enquirer.com

Snowmobiles, ATVs, lobster boats used for census – AP Nation – Ledger-Enquirer.com

 [For full disclosure, I was born in the same city where Danielle Forino lives and where they are using ATVs and snowshoes to deliver census forms. It’s a cool little bordertown, but rather remote. — KM]

U.S. census forms arrive in the mail today | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

[Make sure to fill these out and return them. The information gathered determines who gets what in the good ol’ US of A. — KM]

US census forms arrive in the mail today | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

U.S. census forms arrive in the mail today | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

[Make sure to fill these out and return them. The information gathered determines who gets what in the good ol’ US of A. — KM]

US census forms arrive in the mail today | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.