Local Census Response Still Lags Behind – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 10/5/2020 at 2:59pm
The 2020 Census self-response rate in Transylvania County is at 52 percent, 0.7 percentage points behind the previous 2010 census self-response rate, and 11 percentage points behind the state average of 63 percent.
County Manager Jaime Laughter said the census self-response rate is an accurate predictor of the total census response rate, which will not be available until after the census is finished.
The end date for the 2020 Census has endured controversy on the national stage for months, and the latest comes as just last week a federal judge ordered the Census Bureau to tell census work...