How many census takers are needed to conduct the census?
In 1790, approximately 650 U.S. Marshals were employed to conduct the census. Most recently, Census 2010 employed 635,000. The chart at the bottom of each Fast Facts page provides estimates of the number of census takers needed for each census, along with other census-related data.
A census taker conducts an interview for the 1930 census.