2021 Citizen Survey

In the Spring of 2021, Hillsborough County residents had the opportunity to weigh in on key quality-of-life areas. The 2021 Hillsborough County Citizen Survey reassessed satisfaction in five strategic focus 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 anonymous phone and online surveys will help County administration to understand the community's current priorities and satisfaction levels.

View the Survey Results in English Vea los Resultados de la Encuesta en Español

2019 Citizen Survey

In the Spring of 2019, 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 an additional 2,318 responses were collected as part of the alternative online questionnaire.

Results at a Glance

In 2019, 93% 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 99% 99% 97% 95% 97%
Retire 97% 99% 96% 95% 97%  
Raise Children 96% 96% 93% 91% 94%  
Work 91% 92% 90% 89% 90%  
Vacation 76% 71% 85% 85% 90%  
Open a Business 72% 65% 77% 74% 79%  

Download the 2019 Citizen Survey Results Report


2019 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.