Only 36.2% of Colorado Households Have Responded to the 2020 Census

Self-Respond TODAY online, by phone or by mail

Denver, CO – To date, 36.2% of Colorado households have self-responded to the 2020 Census. The national self-response rate is 34.7%. Check out this MAP to track response rates.

It has never been easier to respond to the 2020 Census on your own, whether online, by phone, or by mail – all without having to meet a census taker. Remember, April 1, 2020 is Census Day. We encourage Coloradans to self-respond as soon as possible and make Colorado the state with the highest 2020 Census self-response rate in the nation! Go to or call 1-844-330-2020 and cross it off your TO DO list today.

Top 15 Self-Response Rates (by Colorado County)

  1. Douglas County, 44%

  2. Jefferson County, 43.8%

  3. Yuma County, 43%

  4. Boulder County, 42.5%

  5. Broomfield County, 42.5%

  6. Phillips County, 41.3%

  7. El Paso County, 40.6%

  8. Arapahoe County, 40.5%

  9. Mesa County, 39.3%

  10. Fremont County, 39.2%

  11. Elbert County, 38.8%

  12. Logan County, 38.8%

  13. Larimer County, 38.1%

  14. Delta County, 36.9%

  15. Bent County, 36.8%


  • The 2020 Census is a short questionnaire that asks about who lives in your household as of April 1, 2020.

  • The 2020 Census requires counting a diverse and growing population in the United States and the five U.S. territories.

  • The 2020 Census is important because it will determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives, inform hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding, and provide data that will impact communities for the next decade.

  • Responding to the 2020 Census is safe and secure. Individual responses are confidential and protected by law.

Submitted to the BARN by:

Laurie Cipriano, U.S. Census Bureau

Voice/Text: 720-891-2497

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.