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Linton's Census participation below State, National rates

According to the U.S. Census website, the participation rate for Stockton Township (the area in which Linton falls) is currently 69%. This is below the Indiana State average of 78% and the National average of 72%. For those of you following Mayor Tom Jones' Linton vs. Bedford return rate challenge,...
According to the U.S. Census website, the participation rate for Stockton Township (the area in which Linton falls) is currently 69%. This is below the Indiana State average of 78% and the National average of 72%.

For those of you following Mayor Tom Jones' Linton vs. Bedford return rate challenge, Bedford is currently at 75% participation.

Census data is important because it helps decide how $300 billion per year in federal and state funding is spent in communities across the U.S.

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