Applications for 2020 Census jobs will close at 12:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2020. Click here to apply.

2020 Census Jobs

2020 Census Jobs


Time is running out! Apply now for a temporary part-time position with the 2020 Census. Earn extra income and help your community.


Application Deadline

Applications for 2020 Census jobs will close at 12:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2020. Complete your application today to join our team!

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

American Indian Territory

Navajo Nation


Alpine County, Fresno County, Mono County, Sacramento County, Sonoma County, Riverside County


Park County, Summit County


Bay County, Walton County


Brantley County, Colquitt County


Monroe County, St. Joseph County, Tippecanoe County


Douglas County, Riley County


Androscoggin County, Hancock County, Oxford County, York County


Nantucket County


Kent County


Boone County, Jackson County, St. Louis City


Esmeralda County

New Hampshire

Rockingham County

New Jersey

Cape May County

New Mexico

San Juan County

New York

Cayuga County, Saratoga County

North Carolina

Brunswick County, Carteret County, Randolph County

North Dakota

Grand Forks County


Holmes County

South Carolina

Beaufort County, Lexington County

South Dakota

Brookings County


Essex County


Bath County, Craig County, Harrisonburg City, Lexington City, Montgomery County, Radford City, Williamsburg City


Adams County, King County, Pacific County

West Virginia

Monongalia County, Pocahontas County


Albany County, Teton County

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Ready to Apply?

Applications for 2020 Census jobs will close at 12:00 AM EDT on September 30, 2020. Complete your application today to join our team!

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, browse Field Jobs by State, and/or visit the National Processing Center site.

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