Mon Aug 3, 2020

About half of county residents have responded to the Census

Columbus County’s Complete Count Committee is placing signs throughout the county to encourage people to participate in the Census. Staff photo by Justin Smith

By Britney Nguyen, Special to The News Reporter 

Columbus County’s response rate for the 2020 Census is behind both the state and national percentages, but the county’s participation is higher than surrounding Bladen and Robeson counties.

As of July 28, Columbus County’s response rate is 49 percent. According to Dalton

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