Census Filing

Have you filled out your census report yet? Some parts of Eastern Kentucky don’t have a lot of access to broadband and that is exacerbated by the fact that libraries are closed during the COVID-19 crisis. There aren’t a lot of hotspots that people can go to to get Internet access at this point according to a census media specialist. She says a couple of counties are as low as 19 or 20%. Owsley county is at 19.5 and Leslie is at 20.8. We have a bunch that are in the 30s and some in the 40s. Kentucky’s overall response is above 64%. The last day to complete the census form is October 31st.You can fill out the Census by mail, phone, or online.

Source: MG News

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