The percentage of people in St. Louis who have self-responded to the 2020 census is significantly lower than in St. Louis County. In the city, 53% of residents have responded, compared to 76% in the county, according to self-response rate maps generated by the City University of New York Mapping Service. St. Clair and Madison counties in the Metro East have self-response rates of 68% and 74% respectively.
State and local organizations have been ramping up efforts for months to make sure all Missourians are aware of the census. From the fliers in mailboxes…