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

  Which of the following best describes your government's current approach to planning for and managing growth? Number of Cases
Little or no involvement Some involvement Moderate involvement High involvement Very high involvement Uncertain Other No answer
Alabama Counties 6.7 20.0 20.0 26.7 13.3 0 0 13.3 15
Cities 0 20.0 10.0 50.0 20.0 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 0 16.7 16.7 33.3 33.3 0 0 0 6
Cities 0 0 14.3 57.1 28.6 0 0 0 14
Arkansas Counties 20.0 20.0 60.0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Cities 9.1 0 36.4 54.5 0 0 0 0 11
California Counties 0 0 33.3 33.3 33.3 0 0 0 27
Cities 1.5 6.7 17.4 43.1 30.8 0 0 0.5 195
Colorado Counties 0 10.0 10.0 50.0 30.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 5.6 22.2 33.3 38.9 0 0 0 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 25.0 8.3 58.3 8.3 0 0 0 12
Delaware Counties 0 50.0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 33.3 0 66.7 0 0 0 0 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 0 0 24.1 51.7 24.1 0 0 0 29
Cities 0 1.6 14.8 57.4 26.2 0 0 0 61
Georgia Counties 2.6 2.6 21.1 39.5 34.2 0 0 0 38
Cities 0 7.7 7.7 46.2 38.5 0 0 0 13
Idaho Counties 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 0 20.0 60.0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Illinois Counties 5.0 5.0 25.0 50.0 15.0 0 0 0 20
Cities 0 8.1 19.4 50.0 22.6 0 0 0 62
Indiana Counties 3.8 19.2 23.1 42.3 11.5 0 0 0 26
Cities 0 0 45.0 35.0 20.0 0 0 0 20
Iowa Counties 0 14.3 14.3 57.1 14.3 0 0 0 7
Cities 0 0 31.3 37.5 31.3 0 0 0 16
Kansas Counties 0 0 28.6 57.1 14.3 0 0 0 7
Cities 0 0 16.7 50.0 33.3 0 0 0 12
Kentucky Counties 0 0 27.3 36.4 36.4 0 0 0 11
Cities 0 0 25.0 50.0 25.0 0 0 0 8
Louisiana Counties 0 7.1 42.9 35.7 14.3 0 0 0 14
Cities 0 10.0 60.0 30.0 0 0 0 0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 50.0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Maryland Counties 0 10.0 10.0 40.0 40.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 0 16.7 66.7 16.7 0 0 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 10.0 10.0 63.3 16.7 0 0 0 30
Michigan Counties 15.0 5.0 35.0 30.0 15.0 0 0 0 20
Cities 0 0 33.3 42.4 21.2 0 0 3.0 33
Minnesota Counties 0 20.0 20.0 33.3 20.0 0 0 6.7 15
Cities 0 4.0 12.0 60.0 24.0 0 0 0 25
Mississippi Counties 0 11.1 22.2 33.3 33.3 0 0 0 9
Cities 0 0 22.2 33.3 44.4 0 0 0 9
Missouri Counties 5.6 11.1 33.3 33.3 16.7 0 0 0 18
Cities 0 0 11.1 72.2 16.7 0 0 0 18
Montana Counties 0 50.0 0 50.0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 0 20.0 40.0 40.0 0 0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 0 33.3 16.7 16.7 16.7 0 0 16.7 6
Cities 0 0 40.0 40.0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 0 0 66.7 33.3 0 0 0 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 20.0 60.0 20.0 0 0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 0 15.4 15.4 61.5 7.7 0 0 0 13
Cities 3.8 3.8 11.5 50.0 30.8 0 0 0 26
New Mexico Counties 0 0 0 25.0 75.0 0 0 0 4
Cities 14.3 0 57.1 28.6 0 0 0 0 7
New York Counties 3.6 21.4 25.0 32.1 10.7 0 0 7.1 28
Cities 0 5.0 30.0 45.0 15.0 0 0 5.0 20
North Carolina Counties 0 7.1 35.7 42.9 14.3 0 0 0 28
Cities 0 0 31.3 31.3 37.5 0 0 0 16
North Dakota Counties 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 4
Cities 0 25.0 25.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 4
Ohio Counties 3.0 6.1 33.3 42.4 15.2 0 0 0 33
Cities 0 4.9 39.0 39.0 17.1 0 0 0 41
Oklahoma Counties 0 10.0 60.0 30.0 0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 10.0 50.0 30.0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Oregon Counties 0 10.0 30.0 50.0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 0 10.0 50.0 40.0 0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 3.7 7.4 25.9 25.9 37.0 0 0 0 27
Cities 0 23.5 11.8 35.3 29.4 0 0 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 33.3 66.7 0 0 0 0 3
South Carolina Counties 0 7.1 28.6 35.7 28.6 0 0 0 14
Cities 0 0 9.1 27.3 63.6 0 0 0 11
South Dakota Counties 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 0 9.1 36.4 40.9 13.6 0 0 0 22
Cities 0 7.1 21.4 42.9 21.4 0 0 7.1 14
Texas Counties 7.9 13.2 28.9 34.2 13.2 0 0 2.6 38
Cities 1.4 8.2 26.0 37.0 26.0 0 0 1.4 73
Utah Counties 0 0 50.0 0 50.0 0 0 0 4
Cities 0 0 25.0 66.7 0 0 0 8.3 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 0 6.5 29.0 32.3 25.8 0 0 6.5 31
Cities 0 0 37.5 31.3 25.0 0 0 6.3 16
Washington Counties 0 0 0 41.7 58.3 0 0 0 12
Cities 0 4.5 13.6 50.0 31.8 0 0 0 22
West Virginia Counties 0 16.7 16.7 50.0 16.7 0 0 0 6
Cities 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 0 0 70.6 29.4 0 0 0 0 17
Cities 0 0 18.2 59.1 22.7 0 0 0 22
Wyoming Counties 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 50.0 0 50.0 0 0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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