This activity has students explore a news article from 2010 about the United States Census of that year. The article includes information on winners and losers of the census. Students must analyze this information to make informed inferences and analyze how the information presented will affect the United States and also where they live. The document includes two charts that students will complete and also thought provoking response questions about the United States Census and it's affect on the United States government. A link to a news article is included for students to use but they may also use other internet sources to complete the activity. Included is a WORD version and also a PDF version.