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Bureau of the Census
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Agency overview
Formed July 1, 1903
Preceding agency Temporary census offices
Headquarters Washington, D.C. Suitland, Maryland
Employees 5,593 (2006)
Agency executive Director, Robert Groves
Parent agency Economics and Statistics Administration
Website
www.census.gov
.The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title 13 U.S.C. § 11) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census.^ Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 .
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^ Ninth Census of the United States, 1870.
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^ United States census of business: 1958.
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.It also gathers other national demographic and economic data.^ LexisNexis Statistical indexes and abstracts social, demographic, and economic statistics from the U.S. government, the U.N. and other international governmental organizations, U.S. state governments, and U.S. private non-profit and commercial associations and organizations.
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^ National Center for Education Statistics http://nces.ed.gov/ Part of the U.S. Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) collects and analyzes data related to education in the United States and other nations.
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^ Demographic, economic, governmental, and geographic data are included.
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.As part of the United States Department of Commerce, the Census Bureau serves as a leading source of data about America's people and economy.^ For the latest data, see " Prison Brief for United States of America ".
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^ Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 .
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^ Main article: Economy of the United States .
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[1]
.The most visible role of the Census Bureau is to perform the official decennial (every 10 years) count of people living in the USA. One core result is to decide the number of seats each state is allowed in the House of Representatives.^ The numbers that result are compared to the actual census.
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^ Bureau of the Census decennial population count in 2010 .

^ House seats are apportioned among the states by population every tenth year.
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[1] .The agency director is a political appointee selected by the President of the United States.^ Main article: Politics of the United States .
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^ The statistics of the population of the United States, embracing the tables of race, nationality, sex, selected ages, and occupations...; v.
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^ Since the mid- 20th century , the United States has become a dominant global influence in contemporary economic , political , military , scientific , technological and cultural matters.
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Contents

Legal mandate

.The Constitution of the United States (Article I, section II) directs that the population be enumerated at least once every ten years and the resulting counts used to set the number of members from each state in the House of Representatives and, by extension, in the Electoral College.^ Characteristics of the Black population of the United States 1990 census of population and housing.
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^ Main article: Politics of the United States .
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^ Main article: Culture of the United States .
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.The Census Bureau now conducts a full population count every 10 years in years ending with a 0 (zero) and uses the term "decennial" to describe the operation.^ The Census Bureau was formed within the Commerce Department to conduct the decennial census.
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^ The U.S. population is growing by 2.9 million a year according to the Census Bureau.
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^ Bureau of the Census decennial population count in 2010 .

.Between censuses, the Census Bureau makes population estimates and projections.^ Files include data published for 2005 estimates and many items from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, the 1990 census, the 1980 census and the 2002, 1997, 1992, 1987, 1982 and 1977 economic censuses."
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^ The Census Bureau may have been prevented from using statistical sampling to determine population count for congressional apportionment, but it was able to use sampling to collect additional information, as it had done in previous censuses.
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^ Both DHS estimates and Pew Hispanic estimates assume this level of undercount in the Census Bureau data.
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[2] .In addition, Census data directly affect how more than $300 billion per year in federal and state funding is allocated to communities for neighborhood improvements, public health, education, transportation and much more.^ Additional tables summarize data for states and Census divisions.
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^ But the census poses much more than a scientific problem.
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^ And terror of public education transportation.
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.The Census Bureau is mandated with fulfilling these obligations: the collecting of statistics about the nation, its people, and economy.^ The United States Census Bureau's mission is to collect and provide data on the economy and people of the United States.
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^ Censtats CenStats is a collection of statistical resources offered by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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^ The bureau's mission is to collect general statistical data about America, its people, and economy.
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.The Census Bureau's legal authority is codified in Title 13 of the United States Code.^ The United States has an adversarial legal system.
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^ Ninth Census of the United States, 1870.
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^ United States Census of Agriculture: 1959.
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.In addition, the Census Bureau also conducts surveys on behalf of various Federal Government and local government agencies on topics such as employment, crime, health, consumer expenditures, and housing.^ Revenue excludes non-cash transactions, such as receipt of services, commodities or other “receipts in kind.” Footnote: Fiscal year data Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau .
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^ Let me ask you -- what's the official position of the Census Bureau regarding students of such a trade secretary Galvin called and cash crop of Massachusetts.
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^ Federal agencies collect data from state and local governments and private sources.
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.Within the bureau, these are known as "demographic surveys" and are conducted perpetually between and during decennial (10-year) population counts.^ The Census Bureau was formed within the Commerce Department to conduct the decennial census.
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^ Within the bureau, these are known as "demographic surveys" and are conducted perpetually between and during decennial (10-year) population counts.
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^ The ACS and the decennial census are not the only surveys and censuses the Census Bureau conducts.
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.The Census Bureau also conducts economic surveys of manufacturing, retail, service, and other establishments and of domestic governments.^ The U.S. Bureau of the Census conducts the Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM), a probability-based sample of approximately 56,000 manufacturing establishments.
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^ There are also links to the Census Bureau's other economic and business data series, including the censuses of agriculture, construction, manufactures, mineral industries, retail trade, wholesale trade, and transportation, communications, and utilities.
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^ Revenue excludes non-cash transactions, such as receipt of services, commodities or other “receipts in kind.” Footnote: Fiscal year data Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau .
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.From 1790 to 1840, the census was taken by marshals of the judicial districts.^ Statistics of the United States of America, as collected and returned by the marshals of the several judicial districts, under the thirteenth section of the act for taking the sixth census, corrected at the Department of State, June 1, 1840; v.
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^ State censuses, an annotated bibliography of censuses of population taken after the year 1790 by States and Territories of the United States / Prepared by Henry J. Dubester, Chief, Census Library Project, Library of Congress.

^ A census of pensioners for Revolutionary or military services, with their names, ages, and places of residence, as returned by the marshals of the several judicial districts, under the act for taking the sixth census.
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[3] The Census Act of 1840 established a central office[4] which became known as the Census Office. .Several acts followed revising and authorizing new censuses, typically around the 10 year intervals.^ The next year saw the first commercial screening of a projected film, also in New York, and the United States was in the forefront of sound film 's development in the following decades.
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^ The Act provides that the Secretary “shall, in the year 1980 and every 10 years thereafter, take a decennial census of population as of the first day of April of such year.” §141(a).
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^ The guy next door tools around in a new Mercedes, while you drive that sturdy Plymouth Reliant you bought four years ago.
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.In 1902 the temporary Census Office was moved under the Department of Interior, and in 1903 it was renamed the Census Bureau under the new Department of Commerce and the Interior.^ Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2000.

^ Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1998.

^ The Census Bureau was formed within the Commerce Department to conduct the decennial census.
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.The department was intended to consolidate overlapping statistical agencies, but Census Bureau officials were hindered by their subordinate role in the department.^ Let me ask you -- what's the official position of the Census Bureau regarding students of such a trade secretary Galvin called and cash crop of Massachusetts.
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^ Compendium of the enumeration of the inhabitants and statistics of the United States, as obtained at the Department of State, from the returns of the sixth census.
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^ Attribute_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau; ESRI Attribute_Domain_Values: Unrepresentable_Domain: Calculated populations per square mile for the features.
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[5] .An act around 1920 changed the date and authorized manufacturing censuses every 2 years and agriculture censuses every 10 years.^ Absent a change in policy, 15 million additional legal and illegal immigrants will likely arrive in the next 10 years.
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^ The law states that the Bureau "shall, in the year 1980 and every 10 years thereafter, take a decennial census of population as of the first day of April of such year."
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^ The U.S. Constitution dictates that a census be taken every 10 years specifically for the purpose of apportioning representatives, and further specifies "actual Enumeration."
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[6] .In 1929, a bill was passed mandating that the House of Representatives be reapportioned based on the results of the 1930 census.^ This was also true for the March 2000 and 2001 CPS. After the 2000 Census, which was conducted in April, the Census Bureau re-weighted the March 2000 and 2001 CPSs based on the results from the 2000 Census.
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^ Guide to 1990 U.S. Decennial Census Publications Using abstracts and indexes derived from the American Statistics Index (see below), this is a cumulative guide to census reports based on the 1990 Census of Population and Housing .
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^ A bill was passed in 1997 allowing the Census Bureau to move forward with their plans for the 2000 Census, but requiring the Bureau to explain any statistical methodologies that might be used.
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[6] .In 1954, various acts were codified into Title 13 of the US Code.^ Census (Title 13 United States Code) (reference) rexhammock Young Businesses lead in U.S. Job Creation .
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^ The current Census Act was enacted into positive law in 1954.
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[7]
.By law the Census Bureau must count everyone and submit state population totals to the U.S. President by December 31, 2010. States within the Union would then receive the results the spring of the following year.^ United States Census Bureau 2010 jobs - washingtonpost.com .

^ County Population Counts 1900-1990 - Census Bureau .
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^ United States Census Bureau 2010 Jobs .

Uses of census data

Many federal, state, local and tribal governments use census data to:
  • decide the location of new housing and public facilities,
  • examine the demographic characteristics of communities, states, and the USA,
  • plan transportation systems and roadways,
  • determine quotas and creation of police and fire precincts,
  • create localized areas for elections, schools, utilities, etc.

Businesses

Business also has many uses for census data, as listed;
.
  • forecast future product demand,
  • determine site locations for expansion/new business,
  • determine future need for nursing homes, day care centers, hospitals, etc,
  • clarify if they are employing a representative workforce.^ There is no organized home missionary enterprise, but a considerable number of evangelists are employed to care for the spiritual interests of communities where there are no regular churches.
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    ^ Later they were extended to the New England states, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, and Louisiana, in the last state being represented in new Orleans alone.
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    ^ Site Map Home World U.S. Business Markets Market Data Tech Personal Finance Life & Style Opinion Autos Careers Real Estate Small Business Corrections Tools & Formats: .
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    [1]

Data stewardship

.The United States Census Bureau is committed to confidentiality and guarantees non-disclosure of any addresses or personal information related to individuals or establishments.^ United States Census 2010 .

^ United States Census Bureau 2010 jobs - washingtonpost.com .

^ Ninth Census of the United States, 1870.
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Title 13 of the U.S. Code establishes penalties for the disclosure of this information. .All Census employees must sign a sworn affidavit of non-disclosure prior to employment.^ Minorities (as defined by the Census Bureau, all those beside non-Hispanic, non-multiracial whites) constitute 34% of the population; they are projected to be the majority by 2042.
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.The Census Bureau can not share responses, addresses or personal information with anyone including United States or foreign government and law enforcement agencies such as the IRS or the FBI or Interpol.^ United States Census 2010 .

^ United States Census Bureau 2010 jobs - washingtonpost.com .

^ Ninth Census of the United States, 1870.
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."Providing quality data, for public good--while respecting individual privacy and, at the same time, protecting confidentiality--is the Census Bureau's core responsibility," says Arnold Jackson, chief operating officer for the US Census.^ The data is collected annually by the Bureau of the Census."
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^ Company statistics provides U.S. Census Bureau data on business enterprises.
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^ He's also a member of the census bureau's Asian advisory committee welcome -- professor good afternoon."
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."Keeping the public's trust is critical to the Census's ability to carry out the mission as the leading source of quality data about the Nation's people and economy."^ Revenue excludes non-cash transactions, such as receipt of services, commodities or other “receipts in kind.” Footnote: Fiscal year data Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau .
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^ As of the 2000 census , the districts had an average size of about 640,000 people.
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^ Summary Definitions Data source and methods About the authors References Suggested citation PDF Version (704 KB) .
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.Only after 72 years does the information collected become available to other agencies or the general public.^ This is a selective guide to using government information, including electronic resources, publications, maps, audiovisual materials, and archival collections.
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^ FedStats - Official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government.
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^ That we now only have the short form the long form information is collected through the American community survey which is a survey that's done throughout the decades.
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Organizational structure

US Census Bureau Regions, centered on and divided by its twelve regional offices.
.Since 1903, the official census-taking agency of the United States government has been the Bureau of the Census.^ The United States Census Bureau has a major, permanent directorate for the decennial census.
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^ Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 .
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^ United States government agencies .
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.The Census Bureau is headed by a Director, assisted by a Deputy Director and an Executive Staff composed of the associate directors.^ The Census Bureau has scaled back its dress rehearsal for the head count, raising fears that many hard-to-reach people will go uncounted in 2010 .
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^ As the Census Bureau does in its publications, we report welfare use based on whether the head of the household is immigrant or native.
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^ This paper reports the results of research and analysis undertaken by Census Bureau staff.

.In April 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Robert M. Groves to head the Census Bureau.^ You can find these and more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau, now preparing for the 2010 Census on April 1st .
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^ The Census Bureau has scaled back its dress rehearsal for the head count, raising fears that many hard-to-reach people will go uncounted in 2010 .
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^ The Census Bureau on Friday sent Congress its plan to create jobs with the $1 billion it received under the Obama administration's $787 billion stimulus measure.
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Census headquarters in Suitland, Maryland.
.The Census Bureau has been headquartered in Suitland, Maryland since 1942. A new headquarters complex was completed in 2007 and supports over 4,000 employees.^ Fax: 000-000-0000 Email: deborah.l.proctor@ census .gov Or write: 63 Bureau of the Census 4600 Silver...

^ Among the 10.0 million other Hispanics in 2000, 1.7 million were Central American, 1.4 million were South American, and 765,000 were Dominican (United State Census Bureau).
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^ However, it is very difficult to say because Census Bureau data, including the CPS, are not designed to measure year-to-year changes in the flow of new immigrants.
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[8] .The Bureau also operates regional offices in 12 cities: Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Kansas City, Seattle, Charlotte, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, and Los Angeles.^ Conrad Taeuber interview by Robert Voight, April 12, 1989, in U.S. Census Bureau, Conrad Taeuber—Oral History , http://www.census.gov/prod/2003pubs/oh-Taeuber.pdf ; New York Times , Sept.
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^ In 1805 the Joy Street Baptist Church, the first in New England, was organized in Boston, Mass.; in 1808, the Abyssinian Baptist Church, in New York City; and in 1809, the First African Baptist Church, in Philadelphia.
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^ There is also a locator map showing New York City neighborhoods.
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The National Processing Center is located in Jeffersonville, Indiana. .Additional temporary processing facilities are used to facilitate the decennial census, which employs more than a million persons.^ Thus the question did not invade privacy any more than other questions on the census, such as the one about the highest grade of school completed.
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^ The Census Bureau may have been prevented from using statistical sampling to determine population count for congressional apportionment, but it was able to use sampling to collect additional information, as it had done in previous censuses.
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^ In 2005, 46.6 million Americans, 15.9% of the population, were uninsured, 5.4 million more than in 2001.
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.The cost of the 2000 decennial census was US$4.5 billion.^ The figures 1900 to 2000 are from the decennial census.
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^ US Census (2000) lists 40.
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^ Listed as Towa in US Census (2000).
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.During the years just prior to the decennial census, parallel Census offices, known as "Regional Census Centers" are opened in the 12 field office cities.^ And just one year later, in 1993, Census issued yet another set of projections.
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^ In 1992, just three years later, Census issued revised projections that incorporated more realistic (i.e.
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^ Similarly, the Pennsylvania Constitution requires that “[i]n each year following the year of the Federal decennial census, a Legislative Reapportionment Commission shall be constituted for the purpose of reapportioning the Commonwealth.” Art.
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.The decennial operations are carried out expressly from these facilities.^ The research associates -- Census Bureau customers and data users with analytical interests -- carry out research projects using secure CES Bureau facilities."
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.The Regional Census Centers will oversee the openings and closings of smaller "Local Census Offices" within their collection jurisdictions.^ The Bureau of the Census's regional offices were under standing orders to forward clippings about the debate to national headquarters, and more than one hundred such articles were collected in the summer of 1957.
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^ The New Haven local census office is hiring census enumerators in the following communities: Ansonia, ...

^ Within the Census regions there are nine Census divisions: New England, Middle Atlantic, South Atlantic, East North Central, West North Central, East South Central, West South Central, Mountain, and Pacific.
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.The Census Bureau also runs the Census Information Center cooperative program that involves 58 "national, regional, and local non-profit organizations."^ The Census Bureau also runs the Census Information Center cooperative program that involves 47 "national, regional, and local non-profit organizations."
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^ The Census Bureau also runs the Census Information Center cooperative program that involves 58 "national, regional, and local non-profit organizations."
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^ The Bureau of Census categorizes the nation into Census regions and Census divisions.
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.The CIC program aims to represent the interests of underserved communities.^ The CIC program aims to represent the interests of underserved communities.
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Census regions and divisions

.The United States Census Bureau has four official regions, with nine official divisions.^ Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 .
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^ United States Census 2010 .

^ United States Census Bureau 2010 jobs - washingtonpost.com .

Official US Census Bureau Regions and Divisions

The Census Bureau and computers

.The 1890 census was the first to use the electric tabulating machines invented by Herman Hollerith.^ From the very first census, the census of 1790, Congress has prohibited the use of statistical sampling in calculating the population for purposes of apportionment.
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^ A second method, first used in 1990, involves a large sample survey, called the “Post-Enumeration Survey,” that is conducted in conjunction with the decennial census.
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^ The administration did not adopt the contrary position until 1994, when it first concluded that using statistical sampling to adjust census figures would be consistent with the Census Act.
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[10] For 1890-1940 details, see Truesdell, Leon E. (1965). .The Development of Punch Card Tabulation in the Bureau of the Census, 1890-1940: With outlines of actual tabulation programs.^ "Ferret is a tool developed and supported by the U.S. Bureau of the Census in collaboration with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and other statistical agencies."
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^ [Petersen concluded:] I know of no other instance in its long and honorable record when data actually assembled by the Census Bureau were suppressed.
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^ The Bureau has been measuring the census undercount rate since 1940, and undercount has been the subject of public debate at least since the early 1970’s.
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US GPO.
 . In 1946, knowing of the Bureau's funding of Hollerith and, later, Powers, John Mauchly approached the Bureau about early funding for UNIVAC development.[11] A UNIVAC I computer was accepted by the Bureau in 1951.[12]
.In order to reduce paper usage and reduce payroll expenses, 500,000 handheld computers (HHC's) were used for the first time in 2009 during the address canvassing portion of the 2010 Decennial Census Project.^ "The Census 2000 Supplementary Survey [C2SS] is a Decennial Census program designed to demonstrate the feasibility of collecting long form type information at the same time as, but separate from, the Decennial Census.
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^ The decennial census, required by the Constitution to count all "persons," is used for the purposes of congressional apportionment and legislative redistricting.
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^ For any given series, earlier Census projections simply pegged net immigration to one fixed number, say 500,000 or 880,000 — whatever seemed to reflect recent levels — and kept it at that for the duration.
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Projected savings are over $1 Billion dollars.[13] .The further implementation of advanced computer systems in the planning for the 2020 Census provide major challenges for an upgrade in the technological broadening of Census protocol.^ B The publication of the Bureau’s plan for the 2000 census occasioned two separate legal challenges.
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^ The Bureau plan provides for two types of sampling that are the subject of the instant challenge.
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Prison counts

.Organizations such as the Prison Policy Initiative argue that Census counts of incarcerated men and women as residents of prisons, rather than of their pre-incarceration addresses, skew political clout and result in misleading demographic and population data.^ In keeping with the breadth of the Initiative, this document presents data by state, Census region, and Census division for all youth fatalities on U.S. farms between 1982 and 1996.
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^ Massachusetts officials are scrambling to make sure every last resident of the state gets counted in the 2010 census.
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^ In the final stage of the census, the Bureau plans to use DSE to obtain the final count and characteristics of the population.
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[14]

Ongoing surveys

.A survey is a method of collecting and analyzing social, economic, and geographic data.^ The March data, which is also called the Annual Social and Economic Supplement, is one of the best sources of information on the foreign-born.
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^ Among the issues the Academy was directed to consider was “the appropriateness of using sampling methods, in combination with basic data-collection techniques or otherwise, in the acquisition or refinement of population data.” Ibid.
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^ The Academy was specifically asked to render an opinion on the scientific and mathematical appropriateness of using sampling methods to compile and analyze census data.
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.It provides information about the conditions of the United States, states, and counties.^ This article is about the United States of America.
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^ State assembly and county districts that's deliver that information is delivered to the governor and a legislature by the end of two F eleven.
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^ A special study; farms reporting and acreage by place of enumeration and by location of acreage, with relationship to all farms, by counties, with a summary for the United State .

.Throughout the decade between censuses, The Bureau of the Census is continually conducting surveys to produce a general view and comprehensive study of the United States' social and economic conditions.^ Fifteenth census of the United States, 1930.
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^ Fifteenth census of the United States: 1930.
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^ Fifteenth census of the United States.
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.Staff from the Current Surveys Program conduct ongoing and special surveys about people and their characteristics.^ Use of welfare for both immigrants and natives in the CPS is understated because people forget about services when answering the survey.
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^ Camarota noted that, according to 2009 Current Population Survey , there are about 21.3 million noncitizens among the nation's 305 million people.
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.A network of professional field representatives gathers information from a sample of households, responding to questions about employment, consumer expenditures, health, housing, and other topics.^ Thus the question did not invade privacy any more than other questions on the census, such as the one about the highest grade of school completed.
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^ From that list, the enumerators would visit a randomly selected sample of nonresponding households as statistically representative of all the group.
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^ With about 15.5 million people, health care and social assistance is the leading field of employment.
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Surveys conducted between decades:

Other surveys conducted by the Census Bureau

.The Census Bureau collects information in many other surveys and provides the data to the survey sponsor for release.^ The data was collected by the Census Bureau in March 2007.
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^ The data is collected annually by the Bureau of the Census."
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^ Company statistics provides U.S. Census Bureau data on business enterprises.
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These sponsors include:

Notes

  1. ^ a b c USCB DOC-D1026 QVC Manual 01/03/09
  2. ^ "Census Population Estimates". U.S. Bureau of the Census. http://www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php. 
  3. ^ History 1790. US Census Bureau.
  4. ^ History 1840. US Census Bureau.
  5. ^ History 1900. US Census Bureau.
  6. ^ a b History 1920. US Census Bureau.
  7. ^ History 1954. US Census Bureau.
  8. ^ http://www.census.gov/aboutus/who.html
  9. ^ "Census Information Centers". U.S. Bureau of the Census. http://www.census.gov/clo/www/cic/. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  10. ^ History 1890 US Census Bureau.
  11. ^ Stern, Nancy (1981). From ENIAC to UNIVAC: An appraisal of the Eckert-Mauchly Computers. Digital Press. ISBN 0-932376-14-2. 
  12. ^ Bashe, Charles J.; et. al (1986). IBM's Early Computers. MIT. ISBN 0-262-02225-7. 
  13. ^ http://www.govcomm.harris.com/solutions/products/000138.asp
  14. ^ [1], Prisoners of the Census: Electoral and Financial Consequences of Counting Prisoners Where They Go, Not Where They Come From, Eric Lotke and Peter Wagner, Pace Law Review Volume 24, Number 2, Spring 2004 Published April 2005.

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.The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title 13 U.S.C. § 11) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce.^ Between 1990 and 2000, the population of the United States grew by 32.4 million, an increase of 13 percent and the largest growth in population than in any previous decade.
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^ United States Federal Census Bureau County (Source: Explore Ancestry for free) ($) M704-55: Illinois Bond, Boone, Brown, and Bureau Counties (Source: Sources2Go.com) 1850 .
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^ U.S. Census Bureau will deliver the population counts to President Obama for reapportionment, and on April 1, 2011, delivery will be made of the population counts to the state.
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.It is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census.^ Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 .
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^ It is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census .
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^ Ninth Census of the United States, 1870.
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.In June 2007, President Bush nominated Steven H. Murdock to become the next director of the Census Bureau, replacing Charles Louis Kincannon.^ "A breach of this kind is unacceptable," Census Director Charles Louis Kincannon said in a statement.
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^ It is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census.In June 2007, President Bush nominated Steven H. Murdock to become the next director of the Census Bureau, replacing Charles Louis Kincannon.
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^ Director's Corner Charles Louis Kincannon biography, testimonies, and statements.
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.In 2006, Kincannon said he would leave the agency when a new director was confirmed.^ In 2006, Kincannon said he would leave the agency when a new director was confirmed.
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^ The information included names, addresses, phone numbers, birth dates and family income ranges, said Ruth Cymber, the agency's director of communications.
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^ "A breach of this kind is unacceptable," Census Director Charles Louis Kincannon said in a statement.
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.Kincannon said at the time he felt he had lost the confidence of the Commerce Department, which oversees the bureau.^ The bureau is part of the Department of Commerce.
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^ Kincannon said at the time he felt he had lost the confidence of the Commerce Department, which oversees the bureau.
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^ As part of the United States Department of Commerce, the Census Bureau serves as a leading source of data about America's people and economy.

[1] .At the time of his nomination, Murdock was the state demographer of Texas and the Chair of Demography and Organization Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio.^ Demography of the United States · Demographic history .
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^ At the time of his nomination, Murdock was the state demographer of Texas and the Chair of Demography and Organization Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio .
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^ LexisNexis Statistical indexes and abstracts social, demographic, and economic statistics from the U.S. government, the U.N. and other international governmental organizations, U.S. state governments, and U.S. private non-profit and commercial associations and organizations.
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Contents

Legal mandate

Main article: United States Census
.The Constitution of the United States directs that the population be enumerated at least once every ten years (through the U.S. Census), and each state's number of Federal Representatives in the United States Congress determined accordingly.^ Farm Population of the United States: 1985.
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^ Farm Population of the United States: 1982.
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^ Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 .
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.The Census Bureau is mandated with fulfilling these obligations: the collecting of statistics about the nation, its people, and economy.^ The United States Census Bureau's mission is to collect and provide data on the economy and people of the United States.
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^ Censtats CenStats is a collection of statistical resources offered by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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^ The bureau's mission is to collect general statistical data about America, its people, and economy.
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.The Census Bureau's legal authority is codified in Title 13 of the United States Code.^ The United States Census Bureau has a major, permanent directorate for the decennial census.
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^ Home - United States Census 2010 .
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^ The United States has an adversarial legal system.
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.The first population census taken was in 1790.^ The first census of the population was taken in 1790.
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^ The first population census taken was in 1790 .
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^ First Census of the United States - 1790 .
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.The Census Bureau now conducts a full population count every 10 years in years ending with a 0 (zero), and uses the term "decennial" to describe the operation.^ And every year, the Census Bureau conducts more than 100 other surveys.
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^ The Census Bureau was formed within the Commerce Department to conduct the decennial census.
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^ The workforce expands dramatically when the census is taken every 10 years.
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.In addition, the Bureau also conducts surveys on behalf of various Federal Government and local government agencies on topics such as employment, crime, health, consumer expenditures, and housing.^ Consumer Expenditure Survey Turns 30 .
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^ In addition, the Bureau also conducts surveys on behalf of various Federal Government and local government agencies on topics such as employment, crime, health, consumer expenditures, and housing.
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^ Or find information related to business and industry, geography, health insurance, foreign trade, local employment, genealogy, and more.
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.Within the bureau, these are known as "demographic surveys" and are conducted perpetually between and during decennial (10-year) population counts.^ The Census Bureau was formed within the Commerce Department to conduct the decennial census.
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^ Within the bureau, these are known as "demographic surveys" and are conducted perpetually between and during decennial (10-year) population counts.
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^ The ACS and the decennial census are not the only surveys and censuses the Census Bureau conducts.
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For example, these surveys are: CPS, SIPP, HIS, and CE.

Organizational structure

US Census Bureau Regions, centred on and divided by its twelve regional offices.
.Since 1903, the official census-taking agency of the United States government has been the Bureau of the Census.^ The United States Census Bureau has a major, permanent directorate for the decennial census.
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^ Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 .
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^ United States government agencies .
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.The Bureau is headed by a Director, assisted by a Deputy Director and an Executive Staff composed of the associate directors.^ The Bureau is headed by a Director, assisted by a Deputy Director and an Executive Staff composed of the associate directors.
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^ Style :: Life Census Bureau kicks off once-a-decade head count by Stephen Olemacher Associated Press Monday Jan 4, 2010 .
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^ United States Deputy Secretary of State: The Deputy Secretary (with the Chief of Staff, Executive Secretariat, and the Undersecretary for Management) assists the Secretary in the overall management of the department.
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.The Census Bureau headquarters is located at 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland.^ The Census Bureau headquarters is located at 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland , Maryland .
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^ Foreign-Born Populations in the United States Data from the U.S. Census Bureau on foreign-born population numbers, income, locations, home ownership...
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^ The Bureau conducts a Census once every ten years in accordance with the U.S. Constitution Falls under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Commerce Operates under Titles 13 and 26 of the United States Code Census.gov: About http://www.census.gov/aboutus/ Became an official bureau in 1902 Census.gov: History: Census Bureau Facilities Headquarters are located in Suitland, Maryland http://www.census.gov/aboutus/cbmaps.htm...
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.There are regional offices in 12 cities: Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Kansas City, Seattle, Charlotte, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, and Los Angeles.^ There are regional offices in 12 cities: Boston , New York , Philadelphia , Detroit , Chicago , Kansas City , Seattle , Charlotte , Atlanta , Dallas , Denver , and Los Angeles .
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^ New York City (Holm 1989).
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^ There are regional offices in 12 cities: Boston , New York City , Philadelphia , Detroit , Chicago , Kansas City , Seattle , Charlotte , Atlanta , Dallas , Denver , and Los Angeles .
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.The National Processing Center is located in Jeffersonville, Indiana.^ The U.S. Census Bureau has 1,000 data transcription and clerk jobs to fill at its national processing center in Jeffersonville.
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^ National Processing Center is located in Jeffersonville, Indiana Director: Dr. Robert Groves was sworn in as Director on July 22, 2009 (after being confirmed by Congress) http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/...
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^ The National Processing Center is located in Jeffersonville , Indiana .
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.Additional temporary processing facilities are used to facilitate the decennial censuses.^ Additional temporary processing facilities are used to facilitate the decennial censuses.
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^ The Census Bureau may have been prevented from using statistical sampling to determine population count for congressional apportionment, but it was able to use sampling to collect additional information, as it had done in previous censuses.
  • Should statistical sampling be used in the United States Census 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC www.scienceclarified.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Useful for an overview of issues surrounding previous decennial censuses through the 1980 census.
  • Guides to the Decennial Census - United States Decennial Censuses General Research Guide - LibGuides at Mississippi State University 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC guides.library.msstate.edu [Source type: Academic]

.Out of the 12 regional offices, thousands of full- and part-time field representatives work in efforts to do follow-up work on interviews for demographic surveys.^ Out of the 12 regional offices, thousands of full- and part-time field representatives work in efforts to do follow-up work on interviews for demographic surveys.
  • United States Census Bureau - Familypedia 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC familypedia.wikia.com [Source type: Reference]

^ The full text of FRB publications is available, including working papers, surveys, reports, statistical series, and the Federal Reserve Bulletin .
  • BU Libraries | Government Documents | United States Federal Government 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC www.bu.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Follow up on your test results and the status of your application with the NY Census office by contacting them directly.
  • Out of Work? The U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring - WIVT/WBGH Newschannel34 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC www.newschannel34.com [Source type: News]

.Usually, field representatives must visit individual addresses to gain the trust and co-operation of interviewees.^ Usually, field representatives must visit individual addresses to gain the trust and co-operation of interviewees.
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.The Census Bureau also runs the Census Information Center cooperative program that involves 58 "national, regional, and local non-profit organizations."^ The Census Bureau also runs the Census Information Center cooperative program that involves 47 "national, regional, and local non-profit organizations."
  • United States Census Bureau at AllExperts 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC en.allexperts.com [Source type: Academic]

^ The Census Bureau also runs the Census Information Center cooperative program that involves 58 "national, regional, and local non-profit organizations."
  • United States Census Bureau - Familypedia 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC familypedia.wikia.com [Source type: Reference]

^ The Bureau of Census categorizes the nation into Census regions and Census divisions.
  • NIOSH/Document/Fatal Unintentional Farm Injuries Among Persons Less than 20 Years of Age in the United States: Geographic Profiles 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC www.cdc.gov [Source type: Academic]

.The CIC program aims to represent the interests of underserved communities.^ The CIC program aims to represent the interests of underserved communities.
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Census regions and divisions

Official US Census Bureau Regions and Divisions
.The United States Census Bureau also has official inter-state divisions, for grouping several states that have similarities together.^ The United States Census Bureau has a major, permanent directorate for the decennial census.
  • Statement from United States of America 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC unstats.un.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 .
  • 1910 United States Federal Census - AncestryLibrary.com 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC search.ancestrylibrary.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ninth Census of the United States, 1870.
  • Carnegie Mellon Libraries: History: United States Agricultural Census Publications 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC www.library.cmu.edu:7850 [Source type: Academic]

.There are four official regions, with nine official divisions within those regions.^ Specifically, there are four Census regions: West Region, Midwest Region, South Region, and the Northeast Region.
  • NIOSH/Document/Fatal Unintentional Farm Injuries Among Persons Less than 20 Years of Age in the United States: Geographic Profiles 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC www.cdc.gov [Source type: Academic]

^ Within the Census regions there are nine Census divisions: New England, Middle Atlantic, South Atlantic, East North Central, West North Central, East South Central, West South Central, Mountain, and Pacific.
  • NIOSH/Document/Fatal Unintentional Farm Injuries Among Persons Less than 20 Years of Age in the United States: Geographic Profiles 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC www.cdc.gov [Source type: Academic]

.They are listed below, with regions bulletted, and divisions of the regions are grouped below and within.^ They are listed below, with regions bulletted, and divisions of the regions are grouped below and within.
  • United States Census Bureau - Familypedia 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC familypedia.wikia.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Official US Census Bureau Regions and Divisions The United States Census Bureau also has official inter-state divisions, for grouping several states that have similarities together.
  • United States Census Bureau - Familypedia 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC familypedia.wikia.com [Source type: Reference]

^ There are four official regions, with nine official divisions within those regions.
  • United States Census Bureau - Familypedia 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC familypedia.wikia.com [Source type: Reference]

.Four Official Regions, with nine Official Divisions.^ Four Official Regions, with nine Official Divisions.
  • United States Census Bureau - Familypedia 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC familypedia.wikia.com [Source type: Reference]

^ There are four official regions, with nine official divisions within those regions.
  • United States Census Bureau - Familypedia 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC familypedia.wikia.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Official US Census Bureau Regions and Divisions The United States Census Bureau also has official inter-state divisions, for grouping several states that have similarities together.
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Population Radio

.The Census Bureau also maintains Population Radio, a real-time extrapolation of information on population, birth, and death to give their approximation of the number of people in the United States and the world.^ The United States Census Bureau has a major, permanent directorate for the decennial census.
  • Statement from United States of America 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC unstats.un.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Characteristics of the Black population of the United States 1990 census of population and housing.
  • DataServices - United States 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC sunsite.berkeley.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ United States Census Bureau 2010 jobs - washingtonpost.com .

References

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  • The original version of this article was adapted from U.S. Census Bureau text.
  • Geographic Areas Reference Manual from the U.S. Census Bureau contains detailed explanations of geographic terms used in the census.
  • The mission and operation of the U.S. Census Bureau are laid out in Title 13 of the United States Code.^ According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.8 km (1.1 mi).
    • United States of America : North America Travel Destination Guide 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC usa.traveltoworld.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The United States Census Bureau has a major, permanent directorate for the decennial census.
    • Statement from United States of America 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC unstats.un.org [Source type: Reference]

    ^ The original version of this article was adapted from U.S. Census Bureau text.
    • United States Census Bureau at AllExperts 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC en.allexperts.com [Source type: Academic]
    • United States Census Bureau - Familypedia 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC familypedia.wikia.com [Source type: Reference]

    [4]

Notes

  1. ^ Bush Nominates New Census Chief. 1050AM Federal News Radio (2007-06-18). Retrieved on 2007-08-26.
  2. ^ Steve H. Murdock. UTSA College of Public Policy. Retrieved on 2007-08-26.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]

External links


.This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia.^ This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia .
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^ While neither has an official language, New Mexico has laws providing for the use of both English and Spanish, as Louisiana does for English and French.
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^ Library of Congress Subject Headings, 21st edition, 1998 Languages Used: English LC Subject Headings: African American churches -- History.
  • United States. Bureau of the Census. Religious Bodies, 1906: [Excerpts Relating to African American Religious Bodies]. 2 February 2010 17:51 UTC docsouth.unc.edu [Source type: Reference]

.The original content was at United States Census Bureau.^ Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 .
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^ United States Census 2010 .

^ United States Census Bureau 2010 jobs - washingtonpost.com .

.The list of authors can be seen in the page history.^ The list of authors can be seen in the page history .
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.As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.^ As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License .
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^ Except where otherwise noted, this work is subject to a Creative Commons license.
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The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States government that is responsible for the United States Census. The Census Bureau is a part of the United States Department of Commerce.

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Legal mandate

The Constitution of the United States says that the population must be counted at least once every ten years (through the U.S. Census). This is done to calculate how many Federal Representatives in Congress each state should have. The Census Bureau is charge of doing this. It collects statistics about the nation, its people, and its economy. The Census Bureau's legal authority is listed in Title 13 of the United States Code. The first census bureau was in 1790.

Organizational structure

Since 1903, The Bureau of the Census has been the census-taking organization of the United States government. The Bureau is led by a Director, who is helped by a Deputy Director and associate directors.

The Census Bureau headquarters is located at 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland. There are regional offices in 12 cities: Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Kansas City, Seattle, Charlotte, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, and Los Angeles. More offices are set up and used when it comes time to do the census every 10 years.

Population estimates

The Census Bureau also use real-time extrapolation of information on population, birth, and death to give their estimates of the number of people in the United States and the world.

References

  • The original version of this article was adapted from U.S. Census Bureau text.
  • What the U.S. Census Bureau does and how it does it are detailed in Title 13 of the United States Code. [1]

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