Residents in San Mateo County began receiving their invitations to respond to the U.S. Census Bureau 2020 Questionnaire mid-March.  Data is available from the Census Bureau about how the residents of our county are responding, and is viewable on their site here.

San Mateo County 2020 Census Self-Response Rates

The 2020 Census is now complete.  Response rates may increase a small amount, as paper questionnaires are tallied (accepted until Oct 22nd, but must be post-marked by Oct 15th).

October 15th, Highest Self-Response Rate Areas (%)

  1. San Carlos: 85.6%
  2. Hillsborough: 83.4% and Belmont: 83.4%

The map below shows the County response rates per census tract.  



Response Rates (Alphabetical)

This data is updated daily from US Census Bureau response rate data and is maintained by the County of San Mateo: Response Rate Spreadsheet.

City Response Rate 10/15


Belmont 83.4%
Brisbane 78.3%
Burlingame 77.8%
Colma 72.6%
Daly City 76.0%
East Palo Alto 65.9%
El Granada +  75.8%
Foster City 82.3%
Half Moon Bay 80.9%
Hillsborough 83.4%
Menlo Park 76.9%
Millbrae 82.9%
Montara + 72.7%
North Fair Oaks 70.0%
Pacifica 83.1%
Pescadero + 50.9%
Portola Valley 78.5%
Redwood City 77.2%
San Bruno 77.8%
San Carlos 85.6%
San Mateo 78.8%
South SF 79.8%
Woodside 75.2%
San Mateo County 78.5%
California 69.6%
National 66.9%