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Census 2020 Response Rate Analysis: Weeks 19 and 20

Mapping "Self-Response" for a Fair and Accurate 2020 Census (Weeks 19 and 20)

Prepared August 7, 2020

WEEKS 19 and 20 (July 24 - August 6)

Summary materials:

Slides from this presentation are displayed below. The link to a PDF version of the presentation is available in the Summary Materials section above.

Highlighted topics:

  • Selected recent local response rate increases in areas of targeted Get Out The Count (GOTC) efforts;
  • Self-response in NRFU "soft launch" areas; what it might mean when NRFU begins nationwide (Aug. 11);
  • Areas that have met or surpassed their final 2010 response rates, and areas that are behind their 2010 rates and are most at risk of a rushed NRFU operation;
  • Bottom 20 percent of tracts by response rate; and
  • Wrapping up / taking stock.

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Links to analyses from prior weeks:

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.