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Only 16 percent of us have returned those census forms.
That’s the average participation rate among Genesee County residents.
Jill Babinski is a senior planner with Genesee County.
She said the numbers compiled by the census, "affect every part of your life."
They are used for economic development, distribution of funds and grant applications, "it makes sense to be counted," Babinski said.
The participation rate, or the number of people that have returned their census forms in Genesee County range from a high of 36 percent from Town of Bergen, to a low of 4 percent in the village of Alexander.

Census Participation Rates in Genesee County as of March 25, 2010

City of Batavia 8%
Village of Alexander 4%
Village of Bergen 30%
Village of Corfu 17%
Village of Elba 6%
Village of LeRoy 27%
Village of Oakfield 15%
Town of Alabama 14%
Town of Alexander 14%
Town of Batavia 8%
Town of Bergen 36%
Town of Bethany 13%
Town of Byron 25%
Town of Darien 18%
Town of Elba 6%
Town of LeRoy 28%
Town of Pavilion 29%
Town of Pembroke 16%
Town of Oakfield 16%
Town of Stafford 14%
Genesee Co. (average) 16%
     For a schedule & locations of
     Census Questionaire Assistance Centers
     in Genesee County click HERE













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# Lisa Falkowski
Thursday, March 25, 2010 2:23 PM
I completed my census and understand the importance of it. However, my beef with the entire thing is the before and after mail, and the rought wording of the census itself.
# Lynda Dusen
Friday, March 26, 2010 7:06 AM
I live in Stafford and have not received my census yet.
# M. Lamb
Friday, March 26, 2010 10:59 AM
I live in Pavilion & have not rec'd. the census in the mail. From what I heard, everyone who has a PO Box (which I do) will have theirs delivered to their homes personally. I wonder why? Time is running out!

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