Up for the Count?

DebSF -- March 27th, 2010

local participation rates as of 3/37/10This site provides an interactive way to check on current local census participation rates down to the city and county levels.  Census numbers determine allocation of General assembly and Congressional district seats, as well as the distribution of federal funding.  Interesting that city participation rates lag those of the county.

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6 Responses to “Up for the Count?”

  1. Dany Fleming says:

    Great post, Deb. This post is a great example of the important value of hburgnews and alternative media outlets for this area.

  2. I don’t understand how anybody could have filled out a census form, yet. The one I have asks me to state the household population on April 1, 2010.

  3. mtnsailor says:

    Useful link & system that any web user can access. We all should ensure that our friends & aquaitances, etc. get these DONE!

  4. linz says:

    Thanks for posting, Deb.

    The surrounding towns have much higher participation rates so far than the city. The state of Minnesota is kicking everyone’s tail, though!

  5. Renee says:

    Very useful site, thanks, Deb!

  6. Deb SF says:

    Sulu says fill out your census form in a very fun PSA:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGuc0q9_QWg&feature=player_embedded

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