Mini Poll Results

Why Do You Live There?

On a list of your priorities, how important is having a decent affordable place to live on that list?
  • 33%
    Top priority
  • 60%
    High priority
  • 3%
    Low priority
  • 3%
    Not even on my list
Would you like to move in the next year or so?
  • 28%
    Yes
  • 72%
    No
Regardless of your likes, do you expect to move in the next year or so?
  • 18%
    Yes
  • 82%
    No
If you moved, where would it most likely be?
  • 10%
    To the city
  • 47%
    Out of the city
  • 43%
    Somewhere else in the city
Which of the following is the most important reason you live where you now do?
  • 24%
    Convenience
  • 25%
    Ambience
  • 10%
    Aesthetics
  • 5%
    Family
  • 17%
    Schools
  • 6%
    Price
  • 2%
    Habit
  • 0%
    Court order
  • 11%
    Something else
Housing prices in your own neighborhood right now:
  • 56%
    A buyers market
  • 44%
    A sellers market
Do you personally know someone who has moved to the city in the past year?
  • 53%
    Yes
  • 47%
    No
To which group do you think most of the new arrivals to the city belong?
  • 75%
    Young childless people
  • 8%
    Families with children
  • 17%
    Empty nesters
How important an issue in your community is providing affordable housing for everyone?
  • 28%
    Very important
  • 31%
    Somewhat important
  • 23%
    Not very important
  • 17%
    Not at all important
Should St. Louis do more to encourage additional affording housing projects?
  • 56%
    Yes
  • 44%
    No