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New England in brief

Bay State census return rate lagging

March 26, 2010

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Two weeks into the 2010 US Census, response rates to the survey in several Massachusetts communities are lagging behind other parts of the country, officials said. According to census participation data, 26 percent of Massachusetts households have returned their census form, with many Bay State communities reporting a return rate of under 10 percent, according to the Metropolitan Area Planning ... (Full article: 670 words)

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