Maryland Census Celebrates Champions

The Maryland Census has developed a new initiative known as Census Champions to celebrate individuals or groups who have gone above and beyond to promote the census in their community. Census Champions are selected from nominations submitted to the Maryland Census office, and recipients are posted on their website. Here are some of the recipients: For more information on Maryland 2020 Census Champions, or to make a nomination, visit the Maryland Census website.

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Maryland Nears Tenth Place in Census Reporting

Maryland is just six-tenths of a percentage point behind Indiana for the 10th slot in the census self-reporting rankings by state.  The U.S. Census Bureau's rankings show Maryland is narrowly behind Indiana for the tenth spot in the top ten self-reporting state numbers. The nation hit a milestone on Sunday, May 31, with 60.5% of the self-response rate achieved. Counties in Maryland are also nearing or surpassing their own records from the 2010 Census. Calvert…

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Carroll County Leads in Census Reporting

Carroll County is currently in the lead for top response rate from Maryland counties with a 75.8 percent self-response rate. Maryland currently sits just behind Virginia for highest cumulative total self-response rate in the mid-Atlantic region. From Carroll County's press release: “The Census is very important to our Carroll County community and I am thrilled our residents are fantastic at completing the census questionnaire,” said Carroll County Census Coordinator Laura Russell. “There is still time…

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Harford Makes the Push for Third Place in Census Rankings by County

Harford County is climbing in the ranks for counties with the highest percentage of self-responses to the Maryland Census. With 64.3% of their count completed, they rank third just behind second-place Howard (67.4%) and first-place Carroll (67.6%).   Harford previously ranked in fifth place just two weeks ago, behind Frederick and Montgomery County. Maryland is currently 14th in state rankings, tied with Idaho at 56.9%. Maryland held the thirteenth spot last week, with 54.2% of…

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