Survey of Local Growth Issues (RCED-00-272, September 2000)

  Does your community use federal funding for acquiring/conserving open spaces? If yes, how helpful is this funding in planning for and managing growth in this community? Number of Cases
Not used at all Uncertain or no answer on use Used, but not for planning Used, not helpful Used, somewhat helpful Used, very helpful Used, uncertain on how helpful Used, no answer on how helpful
Alabama Counties 86.7 6.7 0 0 0 6.7 0 0 15
Cities 60.0 10.0 0 10.0 10.0 10.0 0 0 10
Alaska Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 1
Arizona Counties 33.3 0 0 0 16.7 50.0 0 0 6
Cities 50.0 14.3 0 0 28.6 0 0 7.1 14
Arkansas Counties 70.0 20.0 0 0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 72.7 9.1 0 0 9.1 9.1 0 0 11
California Counties 33.3 22.2 0 0 14.8 25.9 0 3.7 27
Cities 59.5 10.8 0 1.0 14.4 10.3 0 4.1 195
Colorado Counties 70.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 10.0 0 0 10
Cities 72.2 11.1 0 0 5.6 11.1 0 0 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 58.3 16.7 0 0 8.3 8.3 0 8.3 12
Delaware Counties 0 50.0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 66.7 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 0 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 41.4 20.7 0 0 17.2 17.2 0 3.4 29
Cities 45.9 14.8 0 0 11.5 16.4 0 11.5 61
Georgia Counties 78.9 10.5 0 0 2.6 2.6 0 5.3 38
Cities 61.5 7.7 0 0 23.1 7.7 0 0 13
Idaho Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 80.0 20.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Illinois Counties 60.0 10.0 0 0 5.0 20.0 0 5.0 20
Cities 61.3 6.5 0 1.6 9.7 16.1 0 4.8 62
Indiana Counties 76.9 19.2 0 0 0 0 0 3.8 26
Cities 60.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 15.0 0 5.0 20
Iowa Counties 28.6 0 0 0 28.6 28.6 0 14.3 7
Cities 37.5 6.3 0 0 31.3 12.5 0 12.5 16
Kansas Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Cities 58.3 25.0 0 0 8.3 0 0 8.3 12
Kentucky Counties 45.5 27.3 0 0 9.1 9.1 0 9.1 11
Cities 75.0 0 0 0 25.0 0 0 0 8
Louisiana Counties 50.0 21.4 0 0 7.1 21.4 0 0 14
Cities 30.0 30.0 0 0 20.0 10.0 0 10.0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 50.0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Maryland Counties 0 20.0 0 0 50.0 20.0 0 10.0 10
Cities 33.3 16.7 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 33.3 13.3 0 0 16.7 30.0 0 6.7 30
Michigan Counties 35.0 10.0 0 0 25.0 30.0 0 0 20
Cities 57.6 6.1 0 0 9.1 24.2 0 3.0 33
Minnesota Counties 46.7 26.7 0 0 6.7 13.3 0 6.7 15
Cities 56.0 12.0 0 0 12.0 16.0 0 4.0 25
Mississippi Counties 66.7 11.1 0 0 11.1 11.1 0 0 9
Cities 44.4 0 0 0 0 22.2 0 33.3 9
Missouri Counties 61.1 22.2 0 0 11.1 0 0 5.6 18
Cities 22.2 5.6 0 5.6 22.2 44.4 0 0 18
Montana Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 60.0 0 0 0 20.0 20.0 0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 66.7 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 0 6
Cities 80.0 20.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 83.3 0 0 0 0 16.7 0 0 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 40.0 0 0 0 20.0 40.0 0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 46.2 7.7 0 0 15.4 30.8 0 0 13
Cities 50.0 7.7 0 0 7.7 30.8 0 3.8 26
New Mexico Counties 25.0 0 0 25.0 0 25.0 0 25.0 4
Cities 57.1 14.3 0 14.3 0 14.3 0 0 7
New York Counties 53.6 10.7 0 3.6 17.9 7.1 0 7.1 28
Cities 45.0 25.0 0 0 15.0 10.0 0 5.0 20
North Carolina Counties 71.4 3.6 0 3.6 14.3 3.6 0 3.6 28
Cities 56.3 6.3 0 0 25.0 12.5 0 0 16
North Dakota Counties 50.0 0 0 0 25.0 25.0 0 0 4
Cities 75.0 0 0 0 0 25.0 0 0 4
Ohio Counties 48.5 18.2 0 6.1 21.2 3.0 0 3.0 33
Cities 75.6 7.3 0 2.4 9.8 4.9 0 0 41
Oklahoma Counties 80.0 0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10.0 10
Cities 80.0 10.0 0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10
Oregon Counties 60.0 20.0 0 0 10.0 10.0 0 0 10
Cities 80.0 10.0 0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 40.7 18.5 0 0 14.8 18.5 0 7.4 27
Cities 88.2 0 0 5.9 0 5.9 0 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 33.3 0 0 33.3 33.3 0 0 3
South Carolina Counties 78.6 14.3 0 0 0 0 0 7.1 14
Cities 90.9 9.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
South Dakota Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 72.7 4.5 0 0 13.6 0 0 9.1 22
Cities 42.9 21.4 0 0 21.4 7.1 0 7.1 14
Texas Counties 65.8 21.1 0 0 2.6 5.3 0 5.3 38
Cities 61.6 13.7 0 0 11.0 12.3 0 1.4 73
Utah Counties 75.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25.0 4
Cities 66.7 8.3 0 0 0 25.0 0 0 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 74.2 6.5 0 0 3.2 9.7 0 6.5 31
Cities 62.5 12.5 0 0 25.0 0 0 0 16
Washington Counties 8.3 58.3 0 8.3 8.3 16.7 0 0 12
Cities 36.4 18.2 0 0 18.2 18.2 0 9.1 22
West Virginia Counties 50.0 33.3 0 0 16.7 0 0 0 6
Cities 75.0 0 0 0 25.0 0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 41.2 23.5 0 0 17.6 17.6 0 0 17
Cities 22.7 4.5 0 0 31.8 36.4 0 4.5 22
Wyoming Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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