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Complete Census Count 2020


To serve as the nation’s leading provider of quality data about its people and economy.


To conduct a census of population and housing and disseminate the results to the President, the States, and the American People.

Count everyone once, only once and in the right place.

Tompkins County’s Complete Census Count Committee, a special committee of the Tompkins County Legislature, is leading the County’s community-wide effort to reach out and help ensure a full count of county residents during the 2020 U.S. Census. 

Legislator Michael Lane, Chair of the Complete Census Count Committee, notes that its purpose is to make sure that as part of the Census everyone is counted in Tompkins County.


 Local Recruitment Event

The Census Bureau needs to hire people from every neighborhood to make sure all of America is counted in the 2020 Census. Next week, we are holding information events all over the country to answer questions about the 2020 Census jobs and assist applicants with the online application. Here in Ithaca, there is a recruiting event on:

 Thursday, October 24th

 11 am – 2 pm

 Tompkins Workforce

 171 E State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

 Get paid $17 / hour to help your community!

 Stop by the event or apply now at to work as a part-time Census Taker next spring and summer.