2002 Economic Census
Geographic Area Series
Issued September 2005
U.S. Department of Commerce
Economics and Statistics Administration
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
This report was prepared in the Manufacturing and Construction Division under the direction of
Mendel D. Gayle, Assistant Division Chief for Census and Related Programs who was responsible for
the overall planning, management, and coordination. Susan Bucci, Chief, Construction and Minerals
Branch, assisted by John Walsh, Section Chief, and Raphael Corrado, Tom Flood, Robert Miller,
and Robert Rosati, Special Assistants, performed the planning and implementation. Kaylene Hanks,
Richard Hough, Vicki Haitot, Kara Moore, and Felix Veras provided primary staff assistance.
Mendel D. Gayle, Chief, Census and Related Programs Support Branch, assisted by
Kimberly DePhillip, Section Chief, performed overall coordination of the publication process.
Patrick Duck, Michael Flaherty, Taylor C. Murph, Wanda Sledd, and Veronica White provided
primary staff assistance.
Mathematical and statistical techniques, as well as the coverage operations, were provided by
Paul Hsen, Assistant Division Chief for Research and Methodology Programs, assisted by Stacey Cole,
Chief, Manufacturing Methodology Branch, and Robert Struble, Section Chief. Jeffrey Dalzell and
Cathy Gregor provided primary staff assistance.
Eddie J. Salyers, Assistant Division Chief of Economic Planning and Coordination Division, was
responsible for overseeing the editing and tabulation procedures and the interactive analytical software.
Dennis Shoemaker and Kim Wortman, Special Assistants, John D. Ward, Chief, Analytical Branch,
and Brandy L. Yarbrough, Chief, Edit Branch, were responsible for developing the systems and
procedures for data collection, editing, review, and correction. Donna L. Hambric, Chief of the
Economic Planning Staff, was responsible for overseeing the systems and information for dissemination.
Douglas J. Miller, Chief, Tables and Dissemination Branch, assist