The new census office in Covington is expected to create 1,200 temporary jobs for the region as employees work on the decennial population count. The jobs are being seen as a success story as the Northern Kentucky region struggles with 10 percent unemployment.
Once the census is complete in the fall of 2010, the census office will be closed at the downtown Covington location. The jobs will pay $13.25 an hour and will begin in April. Local leaders celebrated the news with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week.
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