Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi is asking the U.S Census Bureau to once again operate an office in downtown Utica for its 2020 census.

Brindisi cities the Utica area's youthful demograhpics and central location to a Census Region that includes seven counties as reasons to again open a field office in downtown Utica.

“My message to officials at the Census Bureau in Washington is to count on downtown Utica once again in their efforts to carry out the next census,” said Brindisi.  "The Utica area has a workforce that is ideally suited for this type of work, since many people here have worked in banking, financial, or customer service work for companies in our area.  These are people with flexible work hours who would welcome the opportunity to put their skills to work to earn additional money in a temporary job in a related field.”

The 2010 Area Census Office located in the Doyle Hardware Building employed over 1,000 people.