Definition of Census taker

1. Noun. Someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes.

Exact synonyms: Enumerator
Generic synonyms: Functionary, Official
Derivative terms: Enumerate



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Literary usage of Census taker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (1906)
"by the census taker in the same class. We know that the same is true of two women of closely similar types. Along lines not wholly parallel, ..."

2. Tract by Western Reserve Historical Society (1888)
"The census taker of that year, not being able readily to discover by observation the boundaries of the City of Ohio (from the fact that the streets of the ..."

3. The Handy Speaker: Comprising Fresh Selections in Poetry and Prose, Humorous by George Melville Baker (1876)
"... lord in the old oak chest: It closed with a spring ; and — dreadful doom I — The bride lay clasped in her living tomb. BAYLEY. THE PUZZLED CENSUS-TAKER. ..."

4. Discussions in Economics and Statistics by Francis Amasa Walker, Davis Rich Dewey (1899)
"There are rural communities in which it would be inexcusable for a census-taker to omit a single person among five hundred or a thousand. ..."

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