Overview

The opportunity and challenge of faith-based civic engagement.

The opportunity and challenge of diversity

Community connectedness linked to happiness and vibrant communities

Dimensions of social capital

Variation between communities/community analysis

Survey design, methodology, and other housekeeping details

Raw data available from Roper Center

Table 1
Communities Surveyed, Geography of Area, and Sample Size

Table 2
Effective Sample Sizes and 95% Confidence Intervals for Percentage Estimates

Legend

Table 1
Communities Surveyed, Geography of Area, and Sample Size


Sponsor

Area

Sample Size

Goal   Actual

Arizona Community Foundation

Maricopa County

500

501

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Counties: DeKalb, Fulton, Cobb, Rockdale, Henry

500

  510

Forum 35/Baton Rouge Area Foundation

East Baton Rouge Parish

500

500

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham (AL)

Counties: Jefferson, Shelby

500

500

Boston Foundation

City of Boston

(includes oversample of 200 in 4 zip codes)

600

604

Community Foundation Serving Boulder County

Boulder Co.

500

500

Foundation for the Carolinas

Counties: N.C.: Catawba, Iredell, Rowan, Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Stanly, Union, Anson; S.C.: York, Chester, Lancaster

1500

1500

Central NY Community Foundation

Onondaga Co (includes City of Syracuse)

500

541

Chicago Community Trust

Counties: Lake, McHenry, Cook, DuPage, Kane and Will. 

750

750

Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Counties: OH: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren; KY: Boone, Campbell, Kenton; IN: Dearborn

1000

1001

Cleveland Foundation

Cuyahoga Co.

(includes oversample of 100 Latinos)

1100

1100

Delaware Division of State Service Centers/Delaware Community Foundation

Kent County (342), Sussex County (342), city of Wilmington (342), non-Wilmington New Castle County  (342)

1368

1379

Denver Foundation / Rose Community Foundation / Piton Foundation

City and County of Denver

500

501

East Tennessee Foundation

Counties:  Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, Hancock, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, McMinn, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Union, Unicoi, and Washington.

500

500

Fremont Area Community Foundation (MI)

Newaygo County (with screening)

750

753

Grand Rapids Community Foundation

City of Grand Rapids

500

502

Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

Guilford County,

(includes oversample of 250 in Greensboro)

750

750

Greater Houston Community Foundation

Harris county

500

500

Indiana Grantmakers Alliance

State of Indiana

1000

1001

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

Counties: Kanawha, Putnam, Boone

500

500

Kalamazoo Community Foundation

Kalamazoo County

500

500

California Community Foundation

Los Angeles County

500

515

Maine Community Foundation

Cities/Towns: Lewiston, Auburn, Greene, Sabattus, Lisbon, Mechanic Falls, Poland, Turner, Wales, Minot

500

523

Montana Community Foundation

State of Montana

500

502

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

State of NH. (includes oversample of 160 in Cheshire County and 40 in I-93 corridor"*)

700

  711

Peninsula Community Foundation /Community Foundation Silicon Valley

Counties: San Mateo, Santa Clara

Part of Alameda County: Fremont, Newark, Union City

1500

1505

Rochester Area Community Foundation

Counties: Monroe, Wayne, Ontario, Livingston, Genesee, Orleans (includes oversample to achieve minimum of 100 Latinos and 100 African Americans)

900

988

The Saint Paul Foundation

Counties: Dakota, Ramsey, Washington

500

503

The San Diego Foundation

San Diego County

500

504

Walter &  Elise Haas Fund

City & County of San Francisco

500

500

Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan

Counties: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, St.Clair, Washtenaw, Monroe, Livingston

500

501

The Winston-Salem Foundation

Forsyth County

750

750

York Foundation (PA)

York County

500

500

Northwest Area Foundation

     

Minneapolis

City of Minneapolis

500

501

North Minneapolis

ZIP 55411 & ZIP 55405 north of I-394

(with screening)

450

452

Rural South Dakota

rural South Dakota

375

368

Central OR

central Oregon

500

500

Seattle

City of Seattle

500

502

Yakima

Yakima County

500

500

Bismarck

City of Bismarck

500

506


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Defined as:  in Hillsborough County: Nashua, Hudson, Pelham, Litchfield, Merrimack, Bedford, Goffstown, Manchester, Hollis, Amherst; in Rockingham County: Salem, Windham, Derry, Londonderry

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