The deadline for sending in your Census form was last week. If you didn’t send it in, chances are you’ll receive another form, and then a visit from a Census worker.
On its Facebook page today, the Census Bureau posted pictures of workers delivering forms…
In its participation rate tally, Woodbury is now the top city in Minnesota for returning the census (70%) and 22nd in the country, followed by Bloomington, Maple Grove, and Minnetonka.
The counties with the worst rates are Lake of the Woods (27%), Cook (35%), Hubbard (45%), Aitkin (46%), and Cass (49%) . Brown County (the Sleepy Eye area) leads with 78%.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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