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

  Does your community use federal funding for revitalizing distressed areas? 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 73.3 13.3 0 6.7 0 0 0 6.7 15
Cities 20.0 10.0 0 40.0 30.0 0 0 0 10
Alaska Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 1
Arizona Counties 50.0 16.7 0 0 33.3 0 0 0 6
Cities 28.6 7.1 0 28.6 21.4 0 0 14.3 14
Arkansas Counties 40.0 50.0 0 0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 27.3 9.1 0 36.4 18.2 0 0 9.1 11
California Counties 25.9 22.2 0 22.2 14.8 0 0 14.8 27
Cities 45.1 5.6 1.0 14.9 27.7 0 0 5.6 195
Colorado Counties 90.0 10.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Cities 38.9 11.1 5.6 11.1 27.8 0 0 5.6 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 25.0 33.3 0 8.3 25.0 0 0 8.3 12
Delaware Counties 0 50.0 0 50.0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 33.3 0 0 66.7 0 0 0 0 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 37.9 24.1 6.9 6.9 20.7 0 0 3.4 29
Cities 27.9 16.4 1.6 26.2 26.2 0 0 1.6 61
Georgia Counties 71.1 10.5 0 15.8 0 0 0 2.6 38
Cities 53.8 0 0 7.7 23.1 0 0 15.4 13
Idaho Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 40.0 20.0 0 40.0 0 0 0 0 5
Illinois Counties 70.0 15.0 0 10.0 5.0 0 0 0 20
Cities 62.9 4.8 1.6 19.4 9.7 0 0 1.6 62
Indiana Counties 80.8 11.5 0 3.8 3.8 0 0 0 26
Cities 45.0 5.0 0 20.0 30.0 0 0 0 20
Iowa Counties 28.6 42.9 0 14.3 14.3 0 0 0 7
Cities 31.3 0 0 18.8 37.5 0 0 12.5 16
Kansas Counties 57.1 14.3 0 14.3 14.3 0 0 0 7
Cities 25.0 8.3 0 16.7 50.0 0 0 0 12
Kentucky Counties 54.5 0 0 9.1 27.3 0 0 9.1 11
Cities 37.5 0 0 25.0 25.0 0 0 12.5 8
Louisiana Counties 57.1 21.4 0 7.1 14.3 0 0 0 14
Cities 30.0 10.0 0 30.0 20.0 0 0 10.0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Maryland Counties 50.0 20.0 0 20.0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 33.3 16.7 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 33.3 3.3 0 6.7 53.3 0 0 3.3 30
Michigan Counties 35.0 5.0 0 20.0 35.0 0 0 5.0 20
Cities 42.4 6.1 0 18.2 30.3 0 0 3.0 33
Minnesota Counties 80.0 6.7 0 6.7 6.7 0 0 0 15
Cities 68.0 4.0 0 12.0 16.0 0 0 0 25
Mississippi Counties 55.6 33.3 0 0 11.1 0 0 0 9
Cities 0 0 0 0 77.8 0 0 22.2 9
Missouri Counties 61.1 22.2 0 5.6 5.6 0 0 5.6 18
Cities 61.1 0 5.6 0 33.3 0 0 0 18
Montana Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 60.0 0 20.0 20.0 0 0 0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 50.0 33.3 0 16.7 0 0 0 0 6
Cities 40.0 0 0 60.0 0 0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 0 50.0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 16.7 0 50.0 33.3 0 0 0 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 20.0 0 0 40.0 40.0 0 0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 38.5 7.7 0 38.5 7.7 0 0 7.7 13
Cities 23.1 11.5 0 3.8 50.0 0 0 11.5 26
New Mexico Counties 75.0 25.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Cities 57.1 0 0 14.3 28.6 0 0 0 7
New York Counties 32.1 7.1 0 28.6 25.0 0 0 7.1 28
Cities 20.0 10.0 0 15.0 55.0 0 0 0 20
North Carolina Counties 57.1 3.6 0 21.4 3.6 0 0 14.3 28
Cities 31.3 0 0 37.5 25.0 0 0 6.3 16
North Dakota Counties 25.0 25.0 0 50.0 0 0 0 0 4
Cities 75.0 0 0 25.0 0 0 0 0 4
Ohio Counties 30.3 18.2 0 27.3 21.2 0 0 3.0 33
Cities 34.1 2.4 0 17.1 41.5 0 0 4.9 41
Oklahoma Counties 60.0 40.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Cities 30.0 10.0 0 10.0 50.0 0 0 0 10
Oregon Counties 40.0 0 0 10.0 20.0 0 0 30.0 10
Cities 80.0 0 0 10.0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 18.5 14.8 3.7 25.9 29.6 0 0 7.4 27
Cities 23.5 5.9 0 29.4 41.2 0 0 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 66.7 0 0 0 33.3 3
South Carolina Counties 42.9 14.3 0 35.7 7.1 0 0 0 14
Cities 27.3 9.1 0 18.2 36.4 0 0 9.1 11
South Dakota Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 63.6 4.5 0 9.1 18.2 0 0 4.5 22
Cities 42.9 0 0 21.4 28.6 0 0 7.1 14
Texas Counties 57.9 21.1 0 7.9 5.3 0 0 7.9 38
Cities 41.1 5.5 1.4 19.2 23.3 0 0 9.6 73
Utah Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Cities 58.3 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 8.3 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 77.4 3.2 0 6.5 9.7 0 0 3.2 31
Cities 37.5 6.3 0 25.0 31.3 0 0 0 16
Washington Counties 33.3 16.7 8.3 25.0 16.7 0 0 0 12
Cities 68.2 0 4.5 9.1 9.1 0 0 9.1 22
West Virginia Counties 33.3 33.3 0 16.7 16.7 0 0 0 6
Cities 0 25.0 0 50.0 25.0 0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 47.1 35.3 0 0 17.6 0 0 0 17
Cities 22.7 9.1 0 4.5 63.6 0 0 0 22
Wyoming Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 50.0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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