2019 Countywide Survey

The Results Are In!

In the Spring of 2019, a sample of residents from throughout the County were asked to weigh in on 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 an additional 2,318 responses were collected as part of the alternative online questionnaire.

98% of residents express trust in Hillsborough County government
97% of residents would personally recommend Hillsborough County to their friends, families, and acquaintances as a place to Live
97% of residents would personally recommend Hillsborough County to their friends, families, and acquaintances as a place to Retire
94% of residents would personally recommend Hillsborough County to their friends, families, and acquaintances as a place to Raise Children
90% of residents would personally recommend Hillsborough County to their friends, families, and acquaintances as a place to Work
79% of residents would personally recommend Hillsborough County to their friends, families, and acquaintances as a place to Vacation
72% of residents would personally recommend Hillsborough County to their friends, families, and acquaintances as a place to Open a Business

At a Glance

Overall, resident satisfaction with quality of life is high, with 93% expressing satisfaction. 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
Live 99% 99% 97% 95%
Retire 97% 99% 96% 95%
Raise Children 96% 96% 93% 91%
Work 91% 92% 90% 89%
Vacation 76% 71% 85% 85%
Open a Business 72% 65% 77% 74%

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 will be used as a baseline for how residents feel about Hillsborough County services and resources, as well as give the County more insight on key topics that impact the quality of life.