Many Voices, One Valley 2007

Many Voices, One Valley 2007 was a project funded by the Dyson Foundation and conducted by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. Many Voices One ValleyIn this survey, 4,320 residents of the Mid-Hudson Valley were interviewed during the spring of 2007 to determine how they view varying elements pertaining to quality of life in the region.

The counties included in the study were Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, and Ulster. The results provide a road map to residents’ perceptions of the region and expectations for the future. It updates a similar study conducted in 2002.

The study is divided into three reports, available here in PDF format.

Many Voices, One Valley 2007
A report of how people view living and working in the region and their priorities for the future. Includes comparisons to 2002 report.

Making Ends Meet
A report on residents’ impressions of the affordability of the Mid-Hudson Valley and the issues which affect family finances.

Health Matters
The cost of health care tops the list of residents’ most important priorities for the Mid-Hudson Valley. This study reveals residents perception of health care in the region and tracks the factors that influence the ability to afford and access care.

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