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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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County Census Response Rate Remains Strong

2 Jun , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

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.

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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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…