The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring Census Takers for the 2020 Census. The job includes weekly pay at $16 per hour for Belmont County residents, reimbursement of 58 cents per mile, flexible hours and days, and paid training. Anyone interested can apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-JOB-2020.

The census Information gathered is important because it ensures that each community gets the correct number of representatives in government. Because representation is based on population, an up-to-date tally is essential.The census also helps with the equitable distribution of public funds.