Response Map

The U.S. Census Bureau’s collection of census data has been completed as of October 15, 2020.

Did you know that North Carolina gained an additional seat in the
US House of Representatives based on 2020 census data?
See the first results released here.

Everyone has a right to be counted.

Map provided by Cape Fear Collective

Use your mouse to explore the map: zoom in/out, click the boxes in the top left to add or remove layers, or click on a census tract to bring up relevant statistics.

The 2020 Census is complete and final response rates can be viewed here and. Political representation, federal funding, and community planning all depend heavily on census data. In fact, North Carolina is gained an additional seat in the House of Representatives this year; a step towards increased representation. North Carolina set aggressive goals to overcome the 2000 and 2010 response rate, which were both below the national average (64.0% and 64.8% respectively). New Hanover County set a goal for 80% participation, which is considerably higher than the 68.5% the county achieved in the 2010 census.

The final response rates for North Carolina and the Cape Fear region in the 2020 Census were as follows:

North Carolina – 63.4%

New Hanover County – 64.1%

Brunswick County – 53.3%

Pender County – 58.4%

The map on this page displays several tract-level statistics:

  • Final 2020 census response rate 
  • Final 2010 census response rate 
  • Access to Internet (% of households)
  • Demographics and housing data