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

  Does your community use federal funding for water-sewer infrastructure? 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 33.3 6.7 0 0 13.3 40.0 0 6.7 15
Cities 20.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 60.0 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 50.0 0 0 0 33.3 16.7 0 0 6
Cities 35.7 21.4 0 7.1 21.4 0 0 14.3 14
Arkansas Counties 10.0 20.0 0 0 10.0 50.0 0 10.0 10
Cities 27.3 18.2 0 0 9.1 36.4 0 9.1 11
California Counties 11.1 22.2 0 0 29.6 25.9 0 11.1 27
Cities 46.7 14.4 0 1.0 12.8 20.0 0 5.1 195
Colorado Counties 40.0 30.0 0 0 10.0 20.0 0 0 10
Cities 55.6 22.2 0 5.6 5.6 5.6 0 5.6 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 33.3 0 0 0 25.0 41.7 0 0 12
Delaware Counties 0 50.0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 33.3 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 33.3 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 37.9 20.7 0 0 6.9 20.7 0 13.8 29
Cities 52.5 18.0 0 0 8.2 18.0 0 3.3 61
Georgia Counties 47.4 10.5 0 0 15.8 23.7 0 2.6 38
Cities 30.8 7.7 0 0 23.1 30.8 0 7.7 13
Idaho Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 20.0 20.0 0 0 0 40.0 0 20.0 5
Illinois Counties 50.0 10.0 0 0 15.0 25.0 0 0 20
Cities 40.3 6.5 0 1.6 12.9 35.5 0 3.2 62
Indiana Counties 42.3 11.5 0 0 15.4 19.2 0 11.5 26
Cities 25.0 25.0 0 0 5.0 45.0 0 0 20
Iowa Counties 0 28.6 0 0 0 42.9 0 28.6 7
Cities 56.3 0 0 0 18.8 18.8 0 6.3 16
Kansas Counties 28.6 28.6 0 0 14.3 28.6 0 0 7
Cities 33.3 25.0 0 0 8.3 25.0 0 8.3 12
Kentucky Counties 18.2 0 0 0 0 45.5 0 36.4 11
Cities 62.5 12.5 0 0 0 12.5 0 12.5 8
Louisiana Counties 7.1 0 0 7.1 0 78.6 0 7.1 14
Cities 20.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 40.0 0 20.0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 2
Maryland Counties 10.0 30.0 0 0 10.0 50.0 0 0 10
Cities 33.3 33.3 0 0 16.7 16.7 0 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 20.0 13.3 0 0 16.7 40.0 0 10.0 30
Michigan Counties 20.0 15.0 0 0 10.0 45.0 0 10.0 20
Cities 27.3 15.2 0 0 9.1 39.4 0 9.1 33
Minnesota Counties 46.7 13.3 0 0 20.0 20.0 0 0 15
Cities 72.0 16.0 0 0 0 12.0 0 0 25
Mississippi Counties 11.1 0 0 0 33.3 44.4 0 11.1 9
Cities 33.3 0 0 0 0 55.6 0 11.1 9
Missouri Counties 33.3 33.3 0 0 5.6 5.6 0 22.2 18
Cities 44.4 5.6 0 0 11.1 38.9 0 0 18
Montana Counties 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 40.0 0 0 0 40.0 20.0 0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 66.7 0 0 0 16.7 16.7 0 0 6
Cities 20.0 20.0 0 20.0 20.0 20.0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 0 50.0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 16.7 0 0 0 50.0 16.7 0 16.7 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 40.0 0 0 0 40.0 20.0 0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 38.5 7.7 0 7.7 15.4 30.8 0 0 13
Cities 23.1 11.5 0 3.8 15.4 34.6 0 11.5 26
New Mexico Counties 25.0 25.0 0 25.0 25.0 0 0 0 4
Cities 0 14.3 0 0 42.9 42.9 0 0 7
New York Counties 7.1 10.7 0 0 32.1 35.7 0 14.3 28
Cities 35.0 15.0 0 5.0 10.0 30.0 0 5.0 20
North Carolina Counties 25.0 10.7 0 0 28.6 25.0 0 10.7 28
Cities 31.3 12.5 0 0 18.8 31.3 0 6.3 16
North Dakota Counties 50.0 0 0 0 25.0 25.0 0 0 4
Cities 25.0 0 0 0 0 50.0 0 25.0 4
Ohio Counties 15.2 9.1 0 6.1 24.2 39.4 0 6.1 33
Cities 39.0 12.2 0 2.4 17.1 17.1 0 12.2 41
Oklahoma Counties 30.0 10.0 0 0 0 50.0 0 10.0 10
Cities 10.0 10.0 0 0 20.0 50.0 0 10.0 10
Oregon Counties 40.0 10.0 0 0 30.0 20.0 0 0 10
Cities 60.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 20.0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 14.8 7.4 0 3.7 22.2 44.4 0 7.4 27
Cities 35.3 17.6 0 0 11.8 35.3 0 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 33.3 0 0 33.3 0 0 33.3 3
South Carolina Counties 7.1 0 0 14.3 14.3 57.1 0 7.1 14
Cities 27.3 18.2 0 0 18.2 27.3 0 9.1 11
South Dakota Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 31.8 4.5 0 0 4.5 40.9 0 18.2 22
Cities 21.4 21.4 0 0 42.9 14.3 0 0 14
Texas Counties 34.2 18.4 0 0 10.5 26.3 0 10.5 38
Cities 52.1 11.0 0 1.4 5.5 23.3 0 6.8 73
Utah Counties 50.0 0 0 0 0 25.0 0 25.0 4
Cities 58.3 16.7 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 58.1 0 0 3.2 22.6 12.9 0 3.2 31
Cities 56.3 6.3 0 0 12.5 18.8 0 6.3 16
Washington Counties 25.0 41.7 0 0 16.7 8.3 0 8.3 12
Cities 40.9 18.2 0 4.5 13.6 18.2 0 4.5 22
West Virginia Counties 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 6
Cities 25.0 0 0 0 50.0 25.0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 35.3 23.5 0 0 0 41.2 0 0 17
Cities 45.5 4.5 0 4.5 4.5 40.9 0 0 22
Wyoming Counties 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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