Census response in Mason County is lagging behind most of country while those in the Shelton City Limits are just above the national average but still under the state average. The County’s response is about 48 percent and the City is sitting just shy of 62 percent. The national average is 60.5 percent while the State of Washington is almost 66 percent.
Last week, MasonWebTV Powered by HCC spoke to Toby Nelson, spokesperson for the Census Bureau in the Pacific Northwest, at length about the 2020 Census.
If you haven’t yet responded to the 2020 Census, simply go online to 2020census.gov to get started.