The 2020 Census is now hiring

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- Looking to earn some extra money while helping the community?

The 2020 Census is now hiring.

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting people across the county and even here locally.

Over 400 positions are up for grabs in Webb County.

Individuals hired by the census bureau will be tasked with helping count every individual in their community.

The bureau has already started ramping up their hiring and is looking to have all their hires by the spring.

The position with the Census will last well through the year 2020.

Denver U.S. Census Bureau Head of Recruiting Marq Youngblood encourages people to take part.

The results of the Census are channeled up through government and Congress. The data collected is used by different government agencies to determine how funding is dispersed.

For more information on working with the Census Bureau and how to apply, you can click here.