Census 2020 Response Rate Analysis: New York State & City Overview
Prepared October 22, 2020
Slides from this presentation are displayed below, from a webinar hosted by New York Counts 2020. A PDF version of the presentation is also available.
- Latest self-response rates for New York State and the counties and cities with the highest/lowest rates at the early end (10/15) of the data collection period.
- Counties, cities, etc meeting or surpassing 2010 goalpost rates.
- Growth of concentration of counties meeting/surpassing 2010 rates.
- NYC self-response rates:
- NYC overall did not meet its 2010 rate, but 3 of the 5 boroughs did;
- citywide rate of 61.8% reflects impressive effort by stakeholder groups, but many neighborhoods predominantly of people of color and/or immigrants still had low rates;
- notable self-response rate increases during NonResponse FollowUp (NRFU), but decision to cut short door-knocking means many neighborhoods still could face uncertain counts.
- Key takeaways and final thoughts.
Other links of interest:
- Self-response data:
- Self-response rates explained.
For more information, contact:
Center for Urban Research
at the Graduate Center, City University of New York
All work and materials are supported by a grant from the 2020 Census Project
and developed in partnership with the Leadership Conference Education Fund.