Montana near bottom in Census response

Montana Census

Alabama ranks last in the country for the response to the 2020 U.S. Census — with Montana, Louisiana, Mississippi and Georgia also in the bottom five— as officials warn a low response rate could lead to the loss of federal funds and even a congressional seat.

People can fill out the Census online at, by phone at 1-844-330-2020 or by traditional paper form.

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Montana libraries help citizens fill out census forms as state hopes for another Congress seat – This is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to make a difference!

“Montana gets about $2 billion dollars a year from the federal government based on the Census. When we do not count a Montanan who should be counted, that equals about $20,000 over the 10-year period of the census.” Montana Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney

We are Looking for Volunteers to Help Us Reach as Many Montanans as Possible. Montana Census Phone Banks on Tuesday, Sept. 15th from 5-8pm and Thursday, Sept. 24th from 5-8pm

This is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to make a difference!

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