Jewell Co. Census returns falling behind surrounding counties
May 14, 2020
As of the first week of May, Jewell County 2020 Census return numbers were falling below surrounding counties. If you have not done so, this is a reminder to fill out the 2020 Census either by mail or on-line. So far, Jewell County has a return rate of 47.6 percent, while surrounding counties are reporting return numbers in the 50 and 60 percent range. Statewide the response rate is 62.7 percent.
Federal and state funding for Jewell County is largely based upon how many citizens return their census reports, so doing so is vital to Jewell County.
The deadline to return the census form...