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Remember The Census? Here’s A Bit Of A Release Timetable

13 Jan , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

We are sure you remember the 2020 US Census, that decennial count of Americans that, for the first time in recent memory if ever, took place in the midst of a pandemic.

Now that it’s 2021, you might expect the numbers to be released soon for Ohio, Richland County, and the county’s cities and villages. You would be mostly right. Here’s what’s up.

Just before New Year’s, the Census Bureau shared the following:

“Data collection is just one part of producing a complete and accurate 2020 Census. Since mid-October, Census Bureau experts have been hard at work on processing the data. More…

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Census Concludes On October 5; Richland Response Stronger Than State Average

1 Oct , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Richland County residents really stood up and were counted this year as the 2020 US Census was taken.

With that process now being concluded, final responses — both self-responses and those collected by census workers in the field — are coming in.

The Secretary of Commerce has now announced a target date of October 5 to conclude 2020 Census self-response and field data collection operations. More…

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County Census Response Rate Remains Strong With One Month To Go

3 Sep , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Today, we share what has become a monthly look at the rate at which Richland Countians have been playing their part in the 2020 US Census. We do so as the ability to respond will be closing soon.

As it turns out, the local response has been good, with Richland County continuing to respond at a better rate than Ohio as a whole.

On April 1, known as “Census Day” as the official count takes place on that date, the national rate of census returns was 36.2%, with Ohio’s pegged at 39.3%. More…

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Census Starts Arduous Task Of Contacting Nonresponding Households

13 Jul , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse

Now comes the hard part.

The US Census Bureau has begun the long and cumbersome process of contacting those Americans who have failed to respond to requests to register with the 2020 Census.

As of July 1, and based on the current self-response rate of 61.8%, the Census Bureau estimates it will need to visit approximately 56 million addresses to collect responses in person. Because of the scale of this operation, the Census Bureau will begin the work in a few areas before operations begin in earnest across the country. More…

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Mansfield, Shelby, Ontario Continue To See Population Growth, Estimates Say

15 Jun , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

The increase is quite small, but the numbers are heading in the right direction.

In the recently released 2019 estimates of population for America’s cities, towns, and incorporated areas, several RIchland County communities saw some growth. These estimates come a year before release of the official 2020 census numbers, which provide a benchmark for representation and governmental programming. More…

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Richland County Is Keeping Up The Pace But Slipping Behind Its Neighbors A Bit

5 May , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

It’s one month later, and in terms of the US Census the citizens of Richland County appear to be keeping up with the Joneses – mostly.

April 1 was known as “Census Day” as the official count takes place on that date. On that day, the United States Census Bureau reported that the national rate of census returns stood at 36.2%, with Ohio’s pegged at 39.3%. More…

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Ohio, Richland Census Response Rates Exceed National Average

1 Apr , 2020  

April 1 is known as “Census Day,” as it is the official reference date used for the US Census, conducted every ten years since 1790.

This year’s version will be different for a couple of important reasons.

First, this is the first federal census which has included the ability for residents to self respond not only via the mail, but also by phone and online. The form is also available in a total of 12 languages for the first time. More…

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