12/21/2010 12:50 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Census 2010 Website DOWN: Outage Likely Caused By Traffic

Today the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing findings from the 2010 census conducted earlier this year, but if you're trying to access the census website, you may have some trouble.

The census 2010 website has gone down, presumably due to traffic overload, and has been down for about 15 minutes now. The outage began after 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time today. confirms the outage. You can check the site's status here.

Here's what the site normally looks like:

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