Weigh in on important community topics

Starting May 14, 2024, all Hillsborough County residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on important community topics. The 2024 Countywide Survey will reassess satisfaction in key areas that impact resident’s lives, such as high-quality community assets, life enrichment and recreational opportunities, the local economy, public safety, and self-sufficiency programs for individuals and families. Feedback from the confidential phone and online surveys will help Hillsborough County leadership to understand the community’s current priorities and satisfaction levels.

Phone survey

To ensure that survey responses are reflective of Hillsborough County’s diverse population and are statistically accurate, third-party professionals will conduct the phone survey. Residents who live in Tampa, Temple Terrace, Plant City, or in unincorporated Hillsborough County may be contacted by phone to participate in the telephonic survey starting May 14, 2024.

FAQs about the phone survey

Online survey

Residents who are not selected to participate in the telephonic survey will have the opportunity to provide feedback during the online survey period starting in late May 2024. All Hillsborough County residents will be eligible to participate in the online survey, including those who live within the city limits of Tampa, Temple Terrace, and Plant City.

2021 Countywide Survey

In the Spring of 2021, a sample of residents were surveyed about their satisfaction with the overall quality of life in Hillsborough County. A total of 1,400 statistically valid responses were collected during the telephonic survey period and over 15,000 responses were collected as part of the online survey.

Results at a Glance

In 2021, 87% of residents expressed satisfaction with the quality of life in Hillsborough County. When asked whether they would personally recommend Hillsborough County to their friends, families, and acquaintances as a place to live, retire, raise children, work, vacation, or open a business, respondents overwhelmingly said "yes."


District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

Overall

Live

86%

89%

83%

83%

85%

Retire

69%

76%

71%

76%

73%  

Raise Children

76%

81%

74%

80%

77%  

Work

84%

89%

81%

80%

83%  

Vacation

75%

79%

81%

70%

77%  

Open a Business

68%

72%

64%

57%

65%  

Map showing the boundaries for the four districts in Hillsborough Coumty

2021 Methodology

To ensure that the survey collected responses that were reflective of Hillsborough County’s demographically diverse population, third-party survey professionals conducted the telephonic study.

Data and insights gathered from the telephonic survey have been used as a baseline for how residents feel about Hillsborough County services and resources and has given the County insights on key topics that impact the quality of life.

Download the 2021 Citizen Survey Results Report

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