Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Census Bureau rejects Bloomberg request

From Urbanite:

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's effort to get the city's official population modified higher under the 2010 Census was rejected Sunday, according to reports.

Last August, the city filed a formal challenge, saying the Big Apple's population was closer to 8.4 million and not the 8.175 million counted in the Census.

The mayor blamed faulty Census-taking in immigrant-rich neighborhoods across Brooklyn and Queens for the lower number. Census officials said the city's complaint isn't a type of error that can be corrected.


Anonymous said...

Well Bloomie, maybe if you let the cops and other city agencies properly identify exactly who is living in these neighborhoods, then the census bureau will have an easier time finding and counting them!

Anonymous said...

"You have to be in it to win it."

applies to census-based transfer payments as well as the lottery.

Anonymous said...

Who wants to live in this sewer city? Of course they are leaving. Heck, they are running away!

Anonymous said...

Don't blame Brooklyn & Queens for you being a Manhattan-centric dingus, Bloomberg.