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2006 Los Angeles River Poll

2006 LOS ANGELES RIVER STUDY TOPLINE REPORT: *PDF VERSION

2006 LOS ANGELES RIVER STUDY CROSSTAB REPORT: *PDF VERSION

2006 LOS ANGELES RIVER STUDY ANALYSIS : A WCVI MEMORANDUM

2006 LOS ANGELES RIVER POWERPOINT

1. For statistical purposes only can you please tell me your zip code? [OPEN-END; PRE-CODE] [DO NOT READ]

West Region (Zip Codes 91316, 91401, 91403, 91406, 91411, 91423, 91436, 91601, 91602, 91604, 91607) East Region (Zip Codes 90012, 90013, 90014, 90017, 90021, 90023, 90026, 90027, 90031, 90033, 90039, 90058, 90065, 90068, 90071)
44% 56%

2. How close do you live to the Los Angeles River?

Less than a mile 1-2 miles 2-3 miles More than 3 miles Don't Know/Refused to Answer
20% 24% 14% 32% 11%

3. Have you heard of the plan to revitalize the Los Angeles River?

Yes No Don't Know/Refused to Answer
27% 71% 2%

4. [IF HEARD] If yes, how? [READ AND ROTATE, ACCEPT MULTIPLE RESPONSES]

Newspapers Television Meetings Meetings sponsored by the City of LA/ Los River Master Plan Commission
59% 44% 16% 8%
All of the Above None of the Above Other (Specify) Don't Know/Refused to Answer
1% 13% 2% -%

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. What type of development would you like to see on the river and its banks? [READ AND ROTATE, ACCEPT MULTIPLE RESPONSES]

Parks Open Green Space California style trees instead of cement recreation facilities Affordable housing and aprtments

Schools

Community Gardens Soccer and Baseball fields Job creating businesses
43% 35% 28% 22% 22% 17% 15% 10%
Market value Housing Tourism-based development Penthouses and Condominiums All of the Above None of the Above Other (Specify) Don't Know/Refused to Answer  
3% 3% 2% 2% 2% 5% 7%  

How would you rate the following conditions in and around the Los Angeles River - excellent, good, fair, or poor?

6. Public safety around Los Angeles River

Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't Know/Refused to Answer
6% 24% 30% 31% 10%

7. Physical landscape around Los Angeles River

Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't Know/Refused to Answer
4% 23% 29% 36% 9%

8. Air, water, land quality around Los Angeles River

Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't Know/Refused to Answer
4% 21% 34% 32% 9%

9. Recreation facilities around Los Angeles River

Excellent
Good Fair Poor Don't Know/Refused to Answer
4%
19% 25% 33% 18%

10. What is the most important problem in your neighborhood? [READ AND ROTATE, ACCEPT ONE RESPONSE]

Gangs/Crime/Safety Trash/Clutter Lack of Activities for Youth Improve Roads and Bridges

Inadequate Schools

Availability of housing Cleaner parks
34% 13% 7% 6% 5% 3% 3%
Lack of economic development/jobs Lack of athletic fields All of the Above None of the Above Other (Specify) Don't Know/Refused to Answer
3% 2% 7% 7% 7% 3%  

11. How long have you lived in your neighborhood?

Less than 2 years Between 2 and 5 years Between 5 and 20 years More than 20 years Don't Know/Refused to Answer
13% 19% 41% 26% 1%

12. In what country were you born?

United States Mexico El Salvador Guatemala

China

South Korea Other (Specify) Don't Know/Refused to Answer
51% 22% 7% 4% 1% 1% 15% 1%

13. Are you a naturalized citizen?

Yes
No Don't Know/Refused to Answer
67%
31% 2%

14. [IF CITIZEN] If you are a US citizen, are you registered to vote?

Yes
No Don't Know/Refused to Answer
77%
23% -%

15. What race/ethnicity do you consider yourself to be?

White Non-Hispanic African-American/Black Asian and Pacific Islander Hispanic/Latino (of any race)

Other (Specify)

Don't Know/Refused to Answer
34% 2% 9% 48% 4% 2%

 

 

 

16. [IF HISPANIC] What is your ancestry?

Mexican-American/Mexican/Chicano Salvadoran Guatemalan Other (Specify)

Don't Know/Refused to Answer

69% 21% 2% 8% -%


 

17. [IF ASIAN] What is your ancestry?

Chinese Korean Other (Specify) Don't Know/Refused to Answer
22% 7% 71% -%

 

 

 

18. What is your age?

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54
16% 19% 22% 15%
55-64 65+ Don't Know/Refused to Answer
10% 14% 4% -%

 

 

 

 

19. What is the highest grade in school you completed?

Some High School High School Graduate Some College College Graduate

Graduate Education or more

Don't Know/Refused to Answer
21% 24% 17% 21% 11% 6%

20. If you added together your entire Household's Income would it be?

Less than $10,000 $10,000-$14,999 $15,000-$19,999 $20,000-$29,999

$30,000-$39,999

$40,000-$49,999 $40,000-$74,999 $75,000-$99,999 $100,000-$149,999 Don't Know/Refused to Answer
15% 8% 7% 9% 10% 5% 7% 5% 7% 27%

21. In your household, what languages are spoken?

English Spanish Chinese Korean

Indigenous Languages (SPECIFY)

Other (SPECIFY) Don't Know/Refused to Answer
54% 36% 1% -% 1% 7% 2%

22. Are you?

Male Female
51% 49%

INTERVIEW LANGUAGE

ENGLISH SPANISH
69% 31%

Survey Methodology:


The 2006 Los Angeles River Study reached 401 adults over the age of 18 who live in cities bordering the LA River. The survey was fielded from September 6th-8th, 2006.

The survey was called using targeted Random Digit Dial sample.Respondents were further screened by zip code. Only respondents who lived within the following zip codes were surveyed: 91316, 91401, 91403, 91406, 91411, 91423, 91436, 91601, 91602, 91604, 91607, 90012, 90013, 90014, 90017, 90021, 90023, 90026, 90027, 90031, 90033, 90039, 90058, 90065, 90068, and 90071.

The survey was administered in both English and Spanish by a trained bilingual staff.

The margin of error at the 95% confidence level is +/-4.9%.

 

 
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