State and County-Level Response Rates, 9/21 – 10/13

North Carolina: Census 2020 Real-Time Response Rates – Week ending October 14 (.pdf)

  View All County-Level Response Rates –Week ending October 14

Overall Self-Response Rates in NC

63.2% of households in NC have self-responded to the 2020 Census between March 12 and Oct 13, 2020.The top performing state is Minnesota (75.0%). North Carolina is currently ranked 36 out of 50 states and D.C. for self-response rate.

Nationally, 66.8% of households have self-responded to the census.

How are people responding to the 2020 Census in North Carolina?

49.4% of NC households responded to the census online versus 53.3% of households nationwide.

13.8% of NC households responded to the census by phone or mail versus 13.5% of households nationwide

Last updated: 10.14.20


View 2020 Census update archive

More about North Carolina self-response rates

On Friday, March 20 the U.S. Census Bureau began publishing self-response rates for the 2020 Census. The rates represent the number of households that have filled out their census forms on their own (online, by mail, or by phone) as a percentage of all housing units, calculated since the Bureau started sending out invitations to participate in the Census in early March.

Please note: the Census Bureau has adjusted their operations due to COVID-19 and these dates have been adjusted to reflect current operations.

This page provides updates on self-response rates for North Carolina at the state, county, and census tract level. These updates were weekly through May 26, 2020 and then became biweekly.

Note: while Census Day is April 1, households can respond to the census through September. Self-response—when households respond by internet, mail, or phone—occurs through September 30.

NC Census 2020 Response Data – State, Counties, Tracts

Data guidance (PDF)

If you would like to receive these updates via email, please subscribe to our newsletter.

This work is supported by the NC Counts Coalition, a non-partisan hub that facilitates cross-sector coordination among government, planning and community organizations, service providers, businesses and others to achieve a complete and accurate Census count for North Carolina. Dr. Rebecca Tippett serves on the board of the NC Counts Coalition.

 

Want to learn more?

Leave us your name and email to receive monthly updates about our work and demographic trends in the state of North Carolina.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Recent blog posts