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|There has been a great debate over the issue of adjusting
the US Census data for under/over estimates of the population. Below
are several links to adjusted data and other relevant information.
As one of our ListServe participants pointed out "that both officially
and statistically these data are neither "corrected" data nor "more accurate"
data than the data released to the public by the Census Bureau. It
is misleading to less informed data users to suggest that these data are
somehow better than the official Census 2000 data. These data were
not used by the Census Bureau as it was concluded that there was more "noise"
added to the tabulations (by their prospective use) than improvement of