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State-by-state breakdown: How was the response rate in your state?

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

The following is a list of the percentages of U.S. households that returned census questionnaires in 2000 by mail or submitted information on another form, over the phone or by Internet (The nation averaged a 67 percent response rate):

– Alabama: 61 percent

– Alaska: 56 percent

– Arizona: 63 percent

– Arkansas: 64 percent

– California: 70 percent

– Colorado: 70 percent

– Connecticut: 70 percent

– Delaware: 63 percent

– District of Columbia: 60 percent

– Florida: 63 percent

– Georgia: 65 percent 

– Hawaii: 60 percent

– Idaho: 67 percent

– Illinois: 69 percent

– Indiana: 69 percent

– Iowa: 76 percent

– Kansas: 71 percent

– Kentucky: 66 percent

– Louisiana: 60 percent

– Maine: 61 percent

– Maryland: 69 percent

– Massachusetts: 69 percent

– Michigan: 71 percent

– Minnesota: 75 percent

– Mississippi: 63 percent

– Missouri: 69 percent

– Montana: 68 percent

– Nebraska: 75 percent

– Nevada: 66 percent

– New Hampshire: 67 percent

– New Jersey: 68 percent

– New Mexico: 62 percent

– New York: 63 percent

– North Carolina: 64 percent

– North Dakota: 72 percent

– Ohio: 72 percent

– Oklahoma: 64 percent

– Oregon: 68 percent

– Pennsylvania: 70 percent

– Rhode Island: 67 percent

– South Carolina: 58 percent

– South Dakota: 74 percent

– Tennessee: 65 percent

– Texas: 64 percent

– Utah: 68 percent

– Vermont 60 percent

– Virginia: 72 percent

– Washington: 66 percent

– West Virginia: 64 percent

– Wisconsin: 75 percent

– Wyoming: 66 percent

Source: U.S. Census Bureau