They deliberately put errors in the Census

We need a healthier way to think about privacy

Every 10 years the Census assembles tons of information about each American household and then for privacy reasons keeps it secret for 72 years. So I’ve looked up the block-level census pages for all four of my grandparents in the 1940 Census, but I don’t know exactly where any of them lived in 1950 because that’s sti…

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