Every two years, the City of Round Rock conducts a survey of its citizens to see how well the city government is meeting their needs and to determine the issues of concern to them. Below are the some key results of the 2008 City Survey. The survey and analysis were done by Raymond Turco and Associates.
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- 82 percent of respondents said the City was heading in the right direction
- 88 percent said they feel safe walking alone in their neighborhoods at night
- 47 percent of respondents say the quality of life in Round Rock is getting better; 36 percent say it’s the same and 12 percent say it’s getting worse
- The three biggest issues facing the City over the next five years are traffic (43 percent), growth (36 percent) and school-related issues (20 percent), according to respondents. In 2000, 88 percent said traffic, 46 percent said controlling growth and 35 percent said school-related issues
- For the first time in 10 years, a majority of respondents say the City is doing an excellent or good job of managing traffic
- 68 percent say the City is doing an excellent or good job of keeping them informed of City programs and services, and 56 percent say the City is doing an excellent to good job of listening to and responding to the needs of citizens