|Bureau of the Census|
|Formed||July 1, 1903|
|Preceding Agency||Temporary census offices|
|Agency Executive||Director, Steven H. "July 1st" redirects here For the Ayumi Hamasaki song see H (song. Year 1903 ( MCMIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar or a Common year starting Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D Murdock|
|Parent agency||Economics and Statistics Administration|
The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title United States Department of Commerce. The Economics and Statistics Administration ( ESA) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that produces analyzes and disseminates national economic Title 13 of the United States Code outlines the role of the United States Census in the United States Code. The United States Department of Commerce is the Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting Economic growth It is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census. The United States Census is a decennial Census mandated by the United States Constitution.) is a part of the
The agency director is a political appointee selected by the current President. Political appointees also fill some of the other positions at the agency.
The Constitution of the United States 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. The United States Census is a decennial Census mandated by the United States Constitution. The Constitution of the United States of America is the supreme Law of the United States. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology United States congressional apportionment is the redistribution of the 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives among the 50 states in consequence The United States House of Representatives is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. The Electoral College consists of 538 popularly elected representatives who formally select the President and Vice President of the United States. The Census Bureau is mandated with fulfilling these obligations: the collecting of statistics about the nation, its people, and economy. The Census Bureau's legal authority is codified in Title 13 of the United States Code. Title 13 of the United States Code outlines the role of the United States Census in the United States Code. The first population census taken was in 1790. Year 1790 ( MDCCXC) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year 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. Between censuses, the Census Bureau makes population estimates and projections. 
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. Within the bureau, these are known as "demographic surveys" and are conducted perpetually between and during decennial (10-year) population counts. The Census Bureau also conducts economic surveys of manufacturing, retail, service, and other establishments and of domestic governments.
Since 1903, the official census-taking agency of the United States government has been the Bureau of the Census. Year 1903 ( MCMIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar or a Common year starting 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 headquarters is located at 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland. Suitland-Silver Hill is a Census-designated place (CDP in Prince George's County Maryland. There are regional offices in 12 cities: Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Kansas City, Seattle, Charlotte, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, and Los Angeles. The City of New York Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The City and County of Denver (pronounced /ˈdɛnvɚ/ is the Capital and the most populous city of Colorado, in the United States Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The National Processing Center is located in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Jeffersonville (ˈdʒɛfɚsənˌvɪl is a city in Clark County, Indiana, along the Ohio River. The State of Indiana ( was the 19th US state admitted into the union Additional temporary processing facilities are used to facilitate the decennial census, which employs more than a million persons.
The Census Bureau also runs the Census Information Center cooperative program that involves 58 "national, regional, and local non-profit organizations. " The CIC program aims to represent the interests of underserved communities. 
The United States Census Bureau has four official regions, with nine official divisions.
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 Northeast is a region of the United States. As defined by the U History See also History of New England New England's earliest inhabitants were Algonquian -speaking Native Americans including the The East North Central States form one of the nine geographic divisions within the United States which are officially recognized by the United States Census Bureau The West North Central States form one of the nine geographic divisions within the United States that are officially recognized by that country's census bureau. The Western United States &mdashcommonly referred to as the American West or simply the West &mdashtraditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost The Pacific States form one of the nine geographic divisions within the United States that are officially recognized by that country's Census bureau The Mountain States (also known as the Mountain West) form one of the nine geographic divisions of the United States that are officially recognized by the The Southern United States &mdashcommonly referred to as the American South, Dixie, or simply the South &mdashconstitutes a large distinctive The West South Central States form one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions of the United States that are officially designated by the United States Census Bureau The East South Central States constitute one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions of the United States. The South Atlantic United States form one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions within the United States that are recognized by the United States Census Bureau