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Neighborhood, Satisfaction with

Reported level of satisfaction with a neighborhood


Below are 14 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 2 types:

General SatisfactionSpecific Characteristics

General SatisfactionThis question type about the level of satisfaction with a neighborhood in general.

  • SATIS10 from Faith and Community Survey of Four Indianapolis Neighborhoods, 1997LEARN MORE
    • On the whole, how satisfied are you with your neighborhood? (SATIS10) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SATNEGH from Middletown Area Study (Spring), 1981LEARN MORE
    • What about the neighborhood you live in? Are you: (SATNEGH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SNEIGHN from Middletown Area Study, 1979LEARN MORE
    • What about the neighborhood you live in? Are you mainly dissatisfied or mainly satisfied with it (SNEIGHN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SNEIGHP from Middletown Area Study, 1979LEARN MORE
    • What about five years ago? Were you mainly dissatisfied or mainly satisfied with your neighborhood then? (SNEIGHP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SATNHOOD from Middletown Area Study, 1987LEARN MORE
    • To what degree are you satisfied with: -- The neighborhood you currently live in (SATNHOOD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SATNHOOD from Middletown Area Study, 1989LEARN MORE
    • To what degree are you satisfied with the neighborhood you currently live in? (SATNHOOD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE

Specific CharacteristicsThis question type asks about level of satisfaction wtih specific characteristics of a neighborhood.

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