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ICMA Survey Research Datasets - data files - Penn Libraries data resources: State of the Profession

Overview and Current Release Notes

The International City/County Management Association conducts national surveys of all U.S. counties and ~8,000 U.S. municipalities with populations of 2,500 or greater on topics of interest to local governments, including forms of government, economic development, service delivery, and sustainability. The Penn Libraries acquire individual ICMA survey research microdata datasets on a case-by-case basis.

ICMA provides free online access to ICMA Survey Research poll results through the ICMA Survey Results Documents website.

By using your PennKey to access the ICMA data files below, you are agreeing to follow the appropriate-use guidelines on the ICMA Data Licensing Agreement website.
Do not distribute these datasets to other people.

State of the Profession survey datasets

An ICMA survey that focuses on the interactions of top municipal and county administrators with elected officials in their local governments and on their key relationships outside the governmental sphere. (The survey does not examine the administrative and managerial responsibilities of top administrators)