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ICMA Survey Research Datasets - data files - Penn Libraries data resources: Sustainability

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.

Sustainability in Local Government survey datasets

An ICMA / American Planning Association / Binghamton University / Cornell University / U.S. Department of Agriculture survey on sustainability programs and policies in local government. Topics covered included water, transportation, energy, recycling, recognition programs and policy actions.

2010Dataset : Sustainability_dataset.xls
Questionnaire / Codebook : Sustainability_code_sheet.pdf
Response statistics : sustainability_response_table.xls
Other documentation : survey_codes.pdf