Report: More than half of Utah households respond to census

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah has been ranked No. 7 in the country for census responses after 58.7% of households participated in the survey, a report said.

The Census Bureau released data Monday showing Utah is above the 53.4% national average in resident responses after about 79 million households across the county took the survey, the Salt Lake Tribune reported.

Response rates in Utah counties varied with the highest at 70.3% in Morgan County. Other response rates include 62.8% in Salt Lake, 64.5% in Utah and 61% in Weber counties.

Households were asked to fill out questionnaires online using codes mailed to them, officials said, adding that phone responses were also made available.

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