Marc J. Perry
Chief, Population Distribution Branch
Marc Perry is a demographer and chief of the Population Distribution Branch in the Census Bureau's Population Division. He has authored or co-authored numerous publications on topics such as population growth patterns, domestic migration, population concentration, municipal annexation, and metropolitan areas. He was a co-author of the Census Atlas of the United States, for which he received a Silver Medal Award from the Department of Commerce. He has also received Bronze Medal Awards for work on the 2010 Census congressional apportionment, the 2012 release of 1940 Census records, and the standards for delineating metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas.
Perry received his master's in sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a focus on small area population estimation. He also received a bachelor's degree in sociology and economics from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.