Annual Survey

Jul 17, 2018
Join YourVoiceCLT to add your voice to a new community panel, a method for administering surveys in a representative way while overcoming obstacles today’s surveys confront, such as fewer people answering their phones. 
Oct 17, 2017
Do you have questions? The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Annual Survey from the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute can provide answers. Contact us if you’re interested in using our Annual Survey services for 2018.
Apr 12, 2017
Even within one urban county, viewpoints on some issues can differ significantly based on race, education or political affiliation, according to results from the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute’s 2017 Annual Survey.
Oct 24, 2016
If your agency or organization is seeking an affordable, reliable way to gauge public opinion and attitudes, participate in the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute’s Annual Survey.
Sep 19, 2016
Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents may be growing weary of the stagnated state of the economy, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute’s Annual Survey showed.
Aug 16, 2016
Mecklenburg County wants to hear from residents about recycling. With the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute’s help, the county has launched an online survey. Those who take it can register for a chance to win an Apple iPad.
Jun 18, 2015
If your agency or organization would like an affordable, reliable way to gauge public opinion and attitudes, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute’s annual survey of Mecklenburg County residents may suit your research needs.
Jan 14, 2014
The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute is signing up participants for the 2014 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Annual Survey. The year’s first survey is scheduled for April, so if your agency or nonprofit would like to obtain more information, there is still time. (Photo: iStock)
Dec 04, 2013
Is Mecklenburg County a welcoming place? Most people here think so, according to a survey from the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute. A majority of Mecklenburg residents surveyed agreed or strongly agreed that Charlotte welcomes people regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, immigration status or economic status. (Photo: Nancy Pierce)
Nov 07, 2013
Almost 70 percent of Mecklenburg County residents surveyed during the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute's Annual Survey said they think there’s solid evidence the Earth has warmed in recent decades. An even larger majority said it’s a somewhat or very serious problem. (Photo: Takver, via
Oct 17, 2013
People in Mecklenburg County are feeling the effects of the economic recovery, according to results from the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute’s 2013 Annual Survey. Most people surveyed said their economic situation is getting better, more than at any time since 2010. (Photo: John Chesser)
Nov 14, 2012
Surveys are pointing to a new optimism about the local and national economy. Can we move beyond the election and the “fiscal cliff" so that these optimistic attitudes turn into economic realities?
Dec 07, 2011
What are the greatest needs facing our community?  United Way of Central Carolinas posed this question to Mecklenburg County residents via the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute’s Annual Survey last spring. The survey found the greatest perceived community health need is preventive care, the greatest perceived need for children and youth is dropout prevention, and the greatest perceived need in housing and financial stability is job skills training.
Oct 14, 2010
In its last annual survey* which was conducted in late winter of 2010, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute included a few questions on a variety of issues currently facing the people of Mecklenburg County.  Three of the questions directly touched on the state of the economy in Mecklenburg...
Aug 10, 2010
The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute recently conducted a telephone survey of Mecklenburg County residents* to gather their input on quality of life factors, such as the economy, environment, public education, and other social issues.  As broad measures of civic engagement, two questions related...
Jul 09, 2010
  The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Annual Survey is an affordable means of gauging public opinion on a wide range of community issues. By sharing the cost of survey research, agencies and organizations can obtain high quality, scientific information on topics of their choice. This collaborative...