Atchison County citizens were challenged earlier this year to complete their census information. Atchison County’s response rate is 60.8% as of May 31, 2020, slightly above that of the State of Missouri (60.7%), as well as the United States (60.5%).

The census response rate data as of May 31, 2020, for Atchison County towns was: Rock Port, 68.5%; Tarkio, 64.0%; Fairfax, 57.7%; Westboro, 47.0%; and Watson, 42.2%.