Residents across the Lake area still have a way to go in self-responding to the 2020 Census.
According to the Census website, Osage Beach continues to be the area with the lowest responses at only 28 percent while Linn Creek and Lake Ozark are in the middle of the road with roughly a 34 percent response rate.
Camdenton currently leads the pack with a 60 percent response rate and Eldon remains a close second at 59.6 percent.
Across the Tri-County region, Miller County has a response rate of 52.1 percent, Camden County is at 33 percent and Morgan County is at 38.8 percent
The state of Missouri is at 61.7 percent.
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau counts everyone who lives in the United States. Responding to the 2020 Census gives everyone in the community the opportunity to help shape their future. A complete and accurate count determines our representation in Jefferson City and in the U.S. House of Representatives.
People may respond to the 2020 Census from their smartphone, table or computer as well.
Self-Response Rates (Percentage)
Lake Ozark 34.1
Linn Creek 33.9
Osage Beach 27.9
Sunrise Beach 25.7
Camden County 33.1
Miller County 52.1
Morgan County 38.8
The Census Bureau is looking to hire 354 people in the lake area.
You could be a Census taker and earn extra income, have weekly pay, paid training and enjoy flexible hours.
Apply online at 2020CENSUS.GOV/JOBS
For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020.