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Census Bureau

A division under the Department of Commerce that collects data on the population, demographics, and economics in the United States. The Census Bureau is required to conduct an exhaustive survey of the U.S. population at least once every 10 years; this determines the apportionment of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. However, it also provides a great deal of useful information on the state of the American economy. For example, it publishes figures on the trade balance. See also: The Conference Board.
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In its first major use of sampling, the Census Bureau in 1940 introduced the "short form" set of questions for the majority of the population.
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In addition, there will be a media availability with Census Bureau subject-matter experts on June 25.
Enumerators go house to house, counting the uncounted, Fontana said, and the Census Bureau is counting on hiring more people to do the job.
Census Bureau is the government's premier data collection agency," stated Verl Zanders, President and CEO of Z-Tech.
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On Friday, a group of Latino immigrant parents gathered at Valerio Street School in Van Nuys to listen to outreach workers from the Census Bureau and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund to stress the importance of cooperating with census workers.
Today the Census Bureau launched the Generalized Instrument Design System (GIDS), the software planned and built by Fenestra Technologies, for the 2002 Economic Census.
Census Bureau will open its 18 offices today as more than $5 million in public and private dollars is spent to advertise and to deliver outreach messages at schools, churches and gatherings of community groups.
Census Bureau is sponsoring CIPI-2 and will use OGC's rapid-prototyping process to develop two prototype systems: an online system to update governmental unit boundary information for existing incorporated places, and a system based on OpenGIS(R) Specifications for serving Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER(R)) data.