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

  Does your community use state funds to acquire/conserve farm, forest, or environmentally sensitive lands? Number of Cases
Yes No Uncertain No answer
Alabama Counties 20.0 73.3 6.7 0 15
Cities 10.0 80.0 10.0 0 10
Alaska Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 1
Arizona Counties 33.3 66.7 0 0 6
Cities 35.7 64.3 0 0 14
Arkansas Counties 20.0 80.0 0 0 10
Cities 9.1 81.8 9.1 0 11
California Counties 66.7 25.9 7.4 0 27
Cities 33.3 57.4 7.7 1.5 195
Colorado Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 10
Cities 66.7 27.8 0 5.6 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 58.3 33.3 8.3 0 12
Delaware Counties 100.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 66.7 33.3 0 0 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 96.6 3.4 0 0 29
Cities 63.9 34.4 1.6 0 61
Georgia Counties 39.5 60.5 0 0 38
Cities 30.8 69.2 0 0 13
Idaho Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 2
Cities 0 80.0 20.0 0 5
Illinois Counties 40.0 60.0 0 0 20
Cities 21.0 74.2 3.2 1.6 62
Indiana Counties 11.5 73.1 15.4 0 26
Cities 10.0 70.0 20.0 0 20
Iowa Counties 71.4 28.6 0 0 7
Cities 56.3 43.8 0 0 16
Kansas Counties 0 100.0 0 0 7
Cities 8.3 91.7 0 0 12
Kentucky Counties 45.5 45.5 0 9.1 11
Cities 37.5 62.5 0 0 8
Louisiana Counties 28.6 57.1 14.3 0 14
Cities 0 70.0 20.0 10.0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 2
Maryland Counties 100.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 50.0 33.3 16.7 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 56.7 40.0 3.3 0 30
Michigan Counties 50.0 45.0 5.0 0 20
Cities 36.4 63.6 0 0 33
Minnesota Counties 53.3 46.7 0 0 15
Cities 36.0 64.0 0 0 25
Mississippi Counties 11.1 88.9 0 0 9
Cities 11.1 77.8 0 11.1 9
Missouri Counties 27.8 66.7 5.6 0 18
Cities 16.7 83.3 0 0 18
Montana Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 2
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 33.3 66.7 0 0 6
Cities 20.0 60.0 20.0 0 5
Nevada Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 2
Cities 16.7 83.3 0 0 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 60.0 20.0 20.0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 84.6 0 15.4 0 13
Cities 38.5 57.7 3.8 0 26
New Mexico Counties 25.0 75.0 0 0 4
Cities 0 85.7 0 14.3 7
New York Counties 57.1 35.7 7.1 0 28
Cities 30.0 65.0 5.0 0 20
North Carolina Counties 35.7 64.3 0 0 28
Cities 50.0 50.0 0 0 16
North Dakota Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 4
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 4
Ohio Counties 21.2 72.7 6.1 0 33
Cities 14.6 75.6 9.8 0 41
Oklahoma Counties 20.0 70.0 10.0 0 10
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 10
Oregon Counties 30.0 60.0 10.0 0 10
Cities 0 90.0 10.0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 92.6 7.4 0 0 27
Cities 11.8 82.4 5.9 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 3
South Carolina Counties 21.4 78.6 0 0 14
Cities 18.2 81.8 0 0 11
South Dakota Counties 0 100.0 0 0 1
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 13.6 77.3 9.1 0 22
Cities 7.1 92.9 0 0 14
Texas Counties 18.4 65.8 13.2 2.6 38
Cities 21.9 72.6 2.7 2.7 73
Utah Counties 25.0 75.0 0 0 4
Cities 33.3 58.3 8.3 0 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 12.9 77.4 6.5 3.2 31
Cities 25.0 68.8 6.3 0 16
Washington Counties 66.7 25.0 8.3 0 12
Cities 54.5 45.5 0 0 22
West Virginia Counties 16.7 66.7 16.7 0 6
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 47.1 35.3 11.8 5.9 17
Cities 59.1 36.4 0 4.5 22
Wyoming Counties 0 100.0 0 0 1
Cities 50.0 50.0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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