Please read this important information and share it on your personal Facebook pages. This is a terrible response rate and will impact our future.
"Local Census2020 response as of 5/10/2020
Accomack – 31.8%- Northampton – 35.1%
The final response 2010 was 35% Accomack and 36.3 Northampton.
It’s not too late to respond to the 2020 Census while being safe and practicing social distancing at home via online or via calling 844-330 2020. Once you have responded, please encourage your family, friends, and loved ones to complete the census via social media and emails The less people respond – the more volunteers will have to visit people at home – not a good idea.
Responding to the census is important because it helps inform funding for key public services for your community like libraries, education programs and schools, hospitals and healthcare, roads and bridges, and emergency and disaster response. Encourage people to respond online at https://my2020census.gov/
Want to see your town response rate? Go to above website, click on top left “Get the facts” pull down menu and select “Response map”. Choose Virginia then either City or County.
This information is courtesy of University of the Eastern Shore of Virginia Foundation.