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

  In your opinion, which of the following best describes the pace of your community's growth and development over the last 10 years? Number of Cases
Very slow Somewhat slow About right Somewhat fast Very fast Uncertain Other No answer
Counties Total 3.9 11.2 18.6 31.0 33.7 0 0 1.6 609
Rural 6.1 15.2 20.6 35.2 22.4 0 0 0.6 165
Nonrural 3.2 9.7 17.8 29.5 37.8 0 0 2.0 444
Central 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Noncentral 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities Total 6.7 19.9 25.8 24.0 22.3 0 0 1.2 949
Rural 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nonrural 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Central 8.7 23.7 25.6 23.2 17.1 0 0 1.7 414
Noncentral 5.2 17.0 26.0 24.7 26.4 0 0 0.7 535

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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