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By Steve Steiner
Executive Editor 

Community Census Challenge Rankings Unchanged


Last updated 8/12/2020 at 10:05am

Once again, Davenport sits atop the list of the 17 incorporated towns and cities of Polk County, with a 64.5 percent response rate. It is followed by Polk City, at 63.9 percent, with Auburndale rounding out the top three at 63.3 percent. Bartow remains at 62.9 percent

Rounding out the bottom are Lake Hamilton (in 15th place) at 46.5 percent, Frostproof at 45.7 percent, and Dundee at 44.7 percent.

Countywide, Polk is at 58.7 percent, Florida at 60.1 percent, and the nation at 63.2 percent.

Author Bio

Steve Steiner, Executive Editor

Steve came out of a two-year retirement to helm Following a career in journalism/advertising/public relations --- at one point being a partner in an advertising/PR agency --- he shifted professions and focused on food service and hospitality before returning to journalism. As a journalist, rose from reporter to sections editor to managing/executive editor with newspapers in North Carolina, Mississippi and Florida. He is enjoying restoring a quality news site for his adopted hometown. Send him your story ideas.


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