Mini Poll: Hello, Neighbor


How long have you lived in your current neighborhood?


Less than a year:
 8%
A few years:
 36%
A decade or so:
 26%
Several decades:
 27%
My whole life, which is a long time:
 3%

 


How well do you know your next door neighbors?


I know them as well as my own family:
 6%
I know a lot about them, but not everything:
 36%
I know something about them:
 46%
I just know their names:
 9%
I don't know anything about them:
 4%
I don't really have next-door neighbors:
 0%

 


How much do you like your next door neighbors?


I love them like family:
 8%
I like them well enough:
 64%
My feelings are neutral:
 24%
I dislike them:
 2%
I despise them:
 1%
I don't really have next-door neighbors:
 0%

 


Do you know as much about your next door neighbors as they know about you?


Yes:
 85%
No:
 15%
I don't really have next-door neighbors:
 1%

 


Does your neighborhood have block parties?


Yes, all the time:
 10%
Yes, once in a while:
 46%
No:
 42%
I don't know:
 3%

 


Is there another neighborhood to which you would like to move?


Yes:
 41%
No:
 59%

 


How much would you like the following things as neighbors?


  A lot Some Not very much Not at all, but I'd stay Not at all, and I'd move

Busch Stadium

11% 18% 21% 12% 39%

Church

23% 44% 18% 10% 5%

Elementary School

17% 37% 26% 12% 9%

Fire House

18% 36% 26% 12% 9%

High School

6% 19% 38% 21% 15%

Metro Station

33% 24% 18% 10% 14%

Park

81% 15% 2% 1% 1%

Parking Lot

5% 14% 37% 26% 19%

Police Station

26% 37% 24% 8% 6%

Tavern

14% 31% 22% 18% 15%

 


Which of the following people would you most like to have as a next door neighbor?


President Obama:
 35%
Oprah Winfrey:
 16%
Tony LaRussa:
 34%
Justin Bieber:
 2%
Lady Gaga:
 14%

 


Which of the following City officials would you most like to have as a next door neighbor?


Police Chief Dan Isom:
 19%
Mayor Francis Slay:
 47%
Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson:
 12%
The alderman:
 20%
City Treasurer/Parking Czar Larry Williams:
 2%

 


Is it OK to use your neighbor's wi-fi?


Yes, if they wanted it private they would put a good password on it:
 27%
Yes, as long as they know about it:
 33%
No, that's stealing/wrong:
 35%
What is wi-fi:
 5%

 


Would you report your neighbors to the Citizens Service Bureau for not mowing their yard?


Yes, in a heartbeat:
 17%
Yes, if it started attracting bugs/rats or grew over the top of the house:
 50%
No:
 19%
No, I would mow it myself:
 14%

 


Do you believe in your heart that the parking spot on the street in front of your home "belongs" to you?


Yes, it does:
 46%
No:
 54%

 


Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.