National Citizen Survey Results

Jackson County, Michigan
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The National Citizen Survey™ (The NCS) is a collaborative effort between National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). The survey and its administration are standardized to assure high quality research methods and directly comparable results across The NCS communities.

The NCS captures residents’ opinions within the three pillars of a community, Community Characteristics, Governance and Participation, across eight central facets of community:
  • Built Environment
  • Community Engagement
  • Economy
  • Education and Enrichment
  • Mobility
  • Natural Environment
  • Recreation and Wellness
  • Safety
Previous survey results from 2009, 2011 and 2013 and the latest results from 2016 are available for your review.