census taker

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Noun1.census taker - someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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All day long this man would toil thus, his whole being centered upon the purpose of making twenty-three instead of twenty-two and a half cents an hour; and then his product would be reckoned up by the census taker, and jubilant captains of industry would boast of it in their banquet halls, telling how our workers are nearly twice as efficient as those of any other country.
Visitors can interact with the colorfully-costumed townspeople as they cook over fires, create pottery, buy and sell in the market place, and give account of themselves to the census taker.
As a whole, erroneous enumerations and imputations were lower among people who mailed back a census form, compared with those counted by a door-to-door census taker.
Estimated number of hours that the typical census taker will work per week.
He said comparing a month's or season's weather to what is supposedly normal is like a census taker saying the average family has 1.
An ACS whale census taker spotted a humpback off Point Vicente, on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, less than three weeks ago.
One census taker, who asked not to be named, yesterday told the Cyprus Mail that he was surprised to find that foreign people had so far been more cooperative than Cypriots.
Hopkins referred to tests as he played Hannibal Lecter in Silence of the Lambs and said: "A census taker once tried to test me.
However, those foreigners who would prefer to take part online rather than answer questions from a census taker could do so only if at least one person in the household has Bulgarian citizenship and an EGN, a Bulgarian identity number--a category that, for example, would embrace those foreigners with a Bulgarian spouse.
CUTLINE: (1) A census taker for the Roman Empire asks visitors, in Latin, for their names and country of origin on his map at the Nativity yesterday at Our Savior Lutheran Church.
The head of the household told the census taker how many people were part of his household (since generally it was a male to whom the census taker turned for responses) and to indicate what their status was--wife, child, other relation, or slave.
The census taker had misheard and written down the name [Shadrack] 'Nichols' instead of 'Minkins.