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Kansas rank 7th in U.S. Census response

Posted at 12:20 PM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 13:20:39-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas is leading the way when it comes to being counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.

The state has the seventh highest self-response rate, with 59.6 percent of households reporting as of April 28.

Within the state, Johnson County has the highest response rate at 69 percent.

Johnson County is followed by Harvey, Miami, Pottawatomie, Saline, McPherson, Nemaha, Butler, Marshall and Shawnee counties respectively in responses.

Garden Plain is the city with the highest response rate at 80.4 percent.

The Highlands, Delia, North Newston, Maple Hill, Westwood Hills, Kechi, Mission Woods, Rose Hill and Fairway follow behind in city rankings.

Another reminder to fill out the U.S. Census is going out to families this week.