Perry Co. number one in Missouri in 2010 census returns

By Heartland News

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Perry County, Mo. has claimed the number-one spot in the state when it comes to census returns.

Eighty-two percent of the residents in the county returned the 2010 forms, ranking number one in the state.

"I feel really happy that our citizens responded the way they did," said Perryville City Administrator Brent Buerck.

He added that the city did a large campaign for returning the forms.

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