MONTGOMERY - Gov. Kay Ivey, alongside the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and Alabama Counts!, announced final participation results of Census 2020 for the state of Alabama on Friday, Oct. 16. The census officially came to a close nationwide on Thursday, Oct. 15.
Marion County finished with a 61.1% self-response rate for the 2020 Census.
The State of Alabama finished with an overall household response rate of 99.9%, on par with 48 other U.S. states.
Of this total, 63.5% were self-responding Alabamians, an improvement from the 62.5% self-response rate recorded in 2010. Across the state, 47 counties exceeded their 2010 self-response rate.
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