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City of Newton - Community Development

Posted on: July 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 2020 US Census Response Rate (July 13, 2020)

US Census Response Rate - 713

Have you been counted in the 2020 US Census? It is easy, safe, and important. As a resident, you can respond in one of three ways:

  1. Online at
  2. By phone, call 844-330-2020
  3. By mail, return the paper questionnaire that arrived in your mailbox.

We want to be above the Iowa response rate (68%) by the end of the month. We think that we can do it - but we need your help. Help us spread the word and ask you friends, family, neighbors and coworkers if they have taken the US Census today!

We pulled the numbers to see how Newton’s response rate (66.3%) compares to other communities around us. The response rates below are as of 7/9/2020.

  • Altoona: 73.1%
  • Ankeny: 75.8%
  • Grinnell: 70.7%
  • Indianola: 70.8%
  • Knoxville: 67.1%
  • Marshalltown: 64.3%
  • Oskaloosa: 66.3%
  • Pella: 75.2%
  • Pleasant Hill: 66.2%

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