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

  How much influence does the federal government have on growth and development in your community? Number of Cases
Very high High Average Low Very low or none Uncertain Other No answer
Alabama Counties 0 26.7 53.3 13.3 6.7 0 0 0 15
Cities 0 10.0 30.0 40.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 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 16.7 16.7 33.3 16.7 0 0 0 16.7 6
Cities 0 14.3 21.4 50.0 14.3 0 0 0 14
Arkansas Counties 0 0 40.0 40.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 10
Cities 0 18.2 45.5 27.3 9.1 0 0 0 11
California Counties 3.7 11.1 25.9 48.1 11.1 0 0 0 27
Cities 2.6 8.2 28.7 31.3 27.7 0 0 1.5 195
Colorado Counties 0 10.0 50.0 30.0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 11.1 33.3 22.2 33.3 0 0 0 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 8.3 25.0 33.3 33.3 0 0 0 12
Delaware Counties 0 0 50.0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 0 0 66.7 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 0 13.8 37.9 37.9 10.3 0 0 0 29
Cities 0 8.2 21.3 39.3 27.9 0 0 3.3 61
Georgia Counties 10.5 10.5 31.6 23.7 21.1 0 0 2.6 38
Cities 0 30.8 23.1 23.1 23.1 0 0 0 13
Idaho Counties 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 60.0 0 20.0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Illinois Counties 0 10.0 20.0 35.0 35.0 0 0 0 20
Cities 1.6 6.5 29.0 32.3 27.4 0 0 3.2 62
Indiana Counties 0 3.8 26.9 42.3 15.4 0 0 11.5 26
Cities 0 20.0 35.0 25.0 20.0 0 0 0 20
Iowa Counties 0 28.6 28.6 28.6 14.3 0 0 0 7
Cities 0 12.5 43.8 25.0 18.8 0 0 0 16
Kansas Counties 0 14.3 42.9 0 42.9 0 0 0 7
Cities 0 8.3 50.0 16.7 25.0 0 0 0 12
Kentucky Counties 0 18.2 45.5 9.1 27.3 0 0 0 11
Cities 0 0 25.0 50.0 25.0 0 0 0 8
Louisiana Counties 14.3 0 57.1 14.3 14.3 0 0 0 14
Cities 0 20.0 50.0 30.0 0 0 0 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 0 10.0 0 60.0 30.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 16.7 50.0 16.7 16.7 0 0 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 3.3 20.0 13.3 36.7 23.3 0 0 3.3 30
Michigan Counties 0 5.0 55.0 35.0 5.0 0 0 0 20
Cities 3.0 15.2 39.4 24.2 15.2 0 0 3.0 33
Minnesota Counties 6.7 20.0 33.3 20.0 13.3 0 0 6.7 15
Cities 0 12.0 16.0 40.0 32.0 0 0 0 25
Mississippi Counties 0 55.6 11.1 22.2 0 0 0 11.1 9
Cities 0 33.3 55.6 11.1 0 0 0 0 9
Missouri Counties 0 5.6 38.9 33.3 22.2 0 0 0 18
Cities 0 5.6 33.3 38.9 22.2 0 0 0 18
Montana Counties 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 20.0 20.0 40.0 0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 0 0 33.3 50.0 0 0 0 16.7 6
Cities 0 0 60.0 20.0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 33.3 33.3 16.7 16.7 0 0 0 0 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 0 23.1 30.8 15.4 23.1 0 0 7.7 13
Cities 7.7 15.4 23.1 34.6 15.4 0 0 3.8 26
New Mexico Counties 0 25.0 0 50.0 25.0 0 0 0 4
Cities 0 42.9 14.3 28.6 14.3 0 0 0 7
New York Counties 7.1 17.9 21.4 35.7 10.7 0 0 7.1 28
Cities 5.0 20.0 55.0 15.0 5.0 0 0 0 20
North Carolina Counties 0 10.7 10.7 32.1 35.7 0 0 10.7 28
Cities 0 0 18.8 37.5 43.8 0 0 0 16
North Dakota Counties 0 0 50.0 25.0 25.0 0 0 0 4
Cities 0 25.0 50.0 0 25.0 0 0 0 4
Ohio Counties 3.0 9.1 36.4 33.3 15.2 0 0 3.0 33
Cities 9.8 14.6 34.1 22.0 19.5 0 0 0 41
Oklahoma Counties 20.0 10.0 30.0 30.0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 10.0 30.0 40.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 10
Oregon Counties 10.0 20.0 20.0 30.0 20.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 10.0 10.0 70.0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 7.4 3.7 29.6 44.4 14.8 0 0 0 27
Cities 11.8 29.4 17.6 23.5 17.6 0 0 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 66.7 33.3 0 0 0 0 3
South Carolina Counties 0 7.1 21.4 50.0 21.4 0 0 0 14
Cities 0 9.1 18.2 36.4 27.3 0 0 9.1 11
South Dakota Counties 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 4.5 13.6 27.3 36.4 18.2 0 0 0 22
Cities 7.1 21.4 21.4 35.7 7.1 0 0 7.1 14
Texas Counties 7.9 13.2 26.3 28.9 15.8 0 0 7.9 38
Cities 2.7 13.7 35.6 27.4 17.8 0 0 2.7 73
Utah Counties 25.0 25.0 25.0 0 25.0 0 0 0 4
Cities 0 8.3 33.3 25.0 25.0 0 0 8.3 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 3.2 16.1 16.1 48.4 9.7 0 0 6.5 31
Cities 0 31.3 31.3 12.5 18.8 0 0 6.3 16
Washington Counties 0 41.7 25.0 25.0 8.3 0 0 0 12
Cities 9.1 22.7 36.4 22.7 9.1 0 0 0 22
West Virginia Counties 0 16.7 66.7 0 16.7 0 0 0 6
Cities 25.0 50.0 25.0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 5.9 17.6 17.6 47.1 11.8 0 0 0 17
Cities 4.5 13.6 27.3 36.4 18.2 0 0 0 22
Wyoming Counties 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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