Time is winding down for the City of Oak Ridge to get as close to a complete census count as possible. As of September 11, 72.2 percent of households in the city had responded online, by mail, or phone, a press release said.
“With an estimated population of 30,000, this means only about 21,000 of our residents have been counted,” the press release said.
Census takers are still working their way through the community with the goal of boosting that response rate and getting it as close to 100 percent as possible, the release said.
“That doesn’t mean that you can’t still self-respond now,” it said.[Read more…]