Census Office Opens in Midland

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - The counting of West Texans officially begins with the opening of the U.S. Census Office in Midland.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the census begins the tough task of tallying everyone who lives in the United States.

The office along Highway 80 is the headquarters for the effort in our area.

The 2010 census will affect how the federal government hands out more than 400 million dollars in assistance nationwide.