May 20, 2022

61.4% of Households Have Responded to 2020 Census; Response Rate Rankings by State, County, and City Available

From the U.S. Census:


61.4% of households have responded (90,800,000 households).

Update Leave field operations resumed in early May and over 90% of households in Update Leave areas have now received a packet at their door inviting them to participate in the census. As a result, we are seeing those housing units respond to the census and our response rates are continuing to rise. 

See Also: Updates to 2020 Census Operations (June 12, 2020)

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