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Community Survey

Annual Community Survey Now Closed#

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This year's survey has closed. Thank you to all who participated in this year's survey. Stay tuned for the full report of results coming in late June 2022. 

2021 Community Survey Highlights#

Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey! Overall, the report is positive with a few areas of concern and opportunities for improvement. Contact us if you are interested in learning more about the survey or how to use it. The City offers presentations and help using the data.

Some of Fort Collins’ strongest areas are:

  • Overall as a place to live and overall quality of life
  • Quality of outdoor and recreational opportunities
  • Overall safety of residents

Some of the City’s greatest areas for improvement are:

  • Affordable quality housing
  • Transportation and Traffic
  • Neighborhood livability and social health

This is just one of many methods of public input the City uses in decision-making processes.

Download the 2021 Community Survey Report

Supplemental Opt-In Web Survey#

Beginning in 2018, an additional opt-in version of the survey was added to give residents who were not randomly selected an opportunity to provide feedback.

Download the 2021 Supplemental Web Survey Report

What Can You Learn?#

The survey covers a variety of topics connected to the City’s seven strategic outcome areas.

  1. Neighborhood Livability & Social Health
  2. Culture & Recreation
  3. Economic Health
  4. Environmental Health
  5. Safe Community
  6. Transportation and Mobility
  7. High Performing Government

The community rates the community on a scale of “Very Good” to “Very Bad” on items such as:

  • Overall, as a place to live
  • Community acceptance of all people
  • Safety in different areas of town
  • Disaster response and other safety services
  • Utilities such as drinking water and electric services
  • Support of businesses
  • Natural areas and other cultural opportunities
  • Interactions with City staff

The reports include overall results in these areas and cross analyses of the data to show how different segments of the population feel about the community. For example, results can be compared by: respondent length of residency; age; race/ethnicity; and geographical area.