2020 Census Jobs

2020 Census Jobs


It’s not too late to apply for a temporary part-time position with the 2020 Census. Apply to earn extra income and help your community.


Attention Applicants Who Have Been Offered A Job:

Please log into your account to check your status.

  • If your status says “Selected - Background investigation completed. You must complete the onboarding forms listed on the right.”, then you must complete and submit your onboarding documents located in the portal.
  • If your status states “Selected - Onboarding Documents Submitted”, then you are ready to be scheduled for training. If you have not been contacted about training, please contact the office in your local area.

To reach your local Area Census Office call 1-855-562-2020 option 3 and then enter your zip code. To reach Federal Relay Service for TTY/ASCII call 1-800-877-8339.


Applicants Needed

Below is a list of states and counties where we have the greatest need for applicants.


Baldwin County, Cullman County, Houston County


Kodiak Island Borough, Sitka City and Borough, Valdez-Cordova


Apache County,  Coconino County, Gila County, Mohave County Navajo County, Yavapai County


Eagle County, Pitkin County, San Miguel County, Summit County


Bay County, Holmes County, Okaloosa County, Walton County


Berrien County, Brantley County, Brooks County, Charlton County, Chattahoochee County, Colquitt County, Columbia County, Decatur County, Effingham County, Grady County, Irwin County, Johnson County, Thomas County, Wayne County


Teton County


Richland County


Clinton County, Fulton County, LaGrange County


Dickinson County


Barton County, Chautauqua County, Cloud County,  Decatur County, Elk County, Greenwood County, Hamilton County, Jewell County, Kingman County, Logan County, Marshall County, McPherson County, Mitchell County, Osborne County, Pratt County, Reno County, Rice County, Saline County, Scott County, Sumner County, Trego County, Washington County


Boone County, Grant County


Bossier Parish, Sabine Parish


Androscoggin County, Aroostook County, Cumberland County, Franklin County, Hancock County, Kennebec County, Knox County, Lincoln County, Oxford County, Penobscot County, Piscataquis County, Sagadahoc County, Somerset County, Waldo County, York County


Worcester County


Dukes County, Nantucket County, Suffolk County


Ionia County


Itawamba County, Lee County, Tate County, Tippah County


Morgan County


Carter County, Deer Lodge County, Fergus County, Flathead County, Granite County, Judith Basin County, Madison County, Phillips County, Powder River County, Ravalli County, Richland County, Rosebud County, Wheatland County


Boyd County, Colfax County

New Hampshire

Rockingham County

New Jersey

Cape May County

New Mexico

Eddy County, Lea County, Lincoln County, Los Alamos County, McKinley County, San Juan County

New York

Cattaraugus County, Cayuga County, Dutchess County, Essex County, Franklin County, Hamilton County, Lewis County, New York County, Orange County, Orleans County, Rockland County, Saratoga County, Schuyler County, Suffolk County, Sullivan County, Ulster County, Warren County, Washington County, Yates County

North Carolina

Alexander County, Ashe County, Avery County, Brunswick County, Burke County, Caldwell County, Carteret County, Currituck County,  Iredell County, Macon County, Randolph County, Stokes County, Surry County, Wilkes County, Yadkin County

North Dakota

Dickey County, Grant County


Auglaize County, Coshocton County, Holmes County


Marshall County, McClain County, Ottawa County


Bedford County, Bradford County, Cambria County, Clearfield County, Fulton County, Jefferson County, Mifflin County, Northumberland County, Potter County, Schuylkill County, Somerset County, Susquehanna County

South Carolina

Beaufort County, Chesterfield County, Lancaster County, Lexington County

South Dakota

Hand County, Lincoln County, Minnehaha County, Turner County


Benton County, Dickson County, Henderson County, Humphreys County, McMinn County, Polk County, Sevier County, Smith County


Aransas County, Atascosa County, Bandera County, Bee County, Brooks County, Cass County, Coleman County, Crane County, Culberson County, Dawson County, Dimmit County, Duval County, Edwards County, Frio County, Fayette County, Gaines County, Haskell County, Jim Hogg County, Jim Wells County, Karnes County, Kenedy County, Kinney County, Kleberg County, La Salle County, Live Oak County, Maverick County, McCulloch County, McMullen County, Medina County, Midland County, Mitchell County, Moore County, Nueces County, Ochiltree County, Real County, Reeves County, Refugio County, Runnels County, San Patricio County, Uvalde County, Val Verde County, Van Zandt County, Ward County, Webb County, Wilson County, Winkler County, Zapata County, Zavala County


Summit County, Wasatch County


Addison County, Bennington County, Caledonia County, Chittenden County, Essex County, Franklin County, Grand Isle County, Lamoille County, Orange County, Orleans County, Rutland County, Washington County, Windsor County


Craig County, Franklin County, King William County, Nelson County, Scott County

West Virginia

Barbour County, Berkeley County, Boone County, Braxton County, Brooke County, Cabell County, Calhoun County, Clay County, Doddridge County, Fayette County, Gilmer County, Grant County, Greenbrier County, Hampshire County, Hancock County, Hardy County, Harrison County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Kanawha County, Lewis County, Lincoln County, Logan County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mason County, McDowell County, Mercer, Mineral County, Mingo County, Monongalia County, Monroe County, Morgan County, Nicholas County, Ohio County, Pendleton County, Pleasants County, Pocahontas County, Preston County, Putnam County, Raleigh County, Randolph County, Ritchie County, Roane County, Summers County, Taylor County, Tucker County, Tyler County, Upshur County, Wayne County, Webster County, Wetzel County, Wirt County, Wood County, Wyoming County


Albany County, Big Horn County, Campbell County, Carbon County, Converse County, Crook County, Fremont County, Goshen County, Hot Spring County, Johnson County, Laramie County, Lincoln County, Natrona County, Niobrara County, Park County, Platte County, Sheridan County, Sublette County, Sweetwater County, Teton County, Uinta County, Washakie County, Weston County

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Ready to Apply?

Take the next step toward joining our team! Complete your application today. If you've already applied or been offered a job, check your status or review your application.

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Health and Safety Updates

2020 Census field operations have resumed in select areas across the nation. The Census Bureau has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our workforce and the American public. Learn more about the COVID-19 safety measures.

For additional information on the hiring and training processes, please see the FAQs and After You Apply.

For the latest scheduling updates, please see 2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19.

Last Revised: June 4, 2020




Why Apply?

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Competitive Wages

Could you use extra income? Jobs for the 2020 Census offer competitive wages that are paid weekly. Authorized expenses, such as mileage, are reimbursed for employees doing field work.

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Support Your Community

Census results are used to determine your representation in Congress, and they help inform how billions of dollars are distributed for hospitals, schools, roads, and more. Help ensure that everyone in your community is counted in the 2020 Census.

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Fit Your Schedule

Temporary positions for the 2020 Census feature flexible hours—a perfect fit if you are looking to earn extra money, even if you already have other commitments.

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Be a Part of History

Every 10 years since 1790, the United States has undertaken the momentous task of counting its population. This is your chance to play a role.

Other Employment Opportunities

The Census Bureau has other employment opportunities; to learn more search the Federal Government's official employment site at usajobs.gov, browse Field Jobs by State, and/or visit the National Processing Center site.

The U.S. Census Bureau is an equal opportunity employer.