UCI

1993 Orange County Annual Survey
University of California, Irvine

Executive Summary
Introduction
Survey Methodology

Home

Jobs and the Economy
The Orange County Economy
Military Base Closing
Personal Finances
Consumer Confidence

Crime
Most Important Problems
Crime Perceptions
Crime Victimization

Tracking Questions
County Perceptions
Transportation
Growth and Development
The Environment
Housing
Charitable Giving
Political Climate

Conclusions

Appendices
Faculty and Staff
Steering Committee
Advisory Committee
1993 Survey and Output

University of California, Irvine
1993 UC Regents

This twelfth report of the Orange County Annual Survey, UCI spotlights two areas of top concern to Orange County residents -- jobs and the economic outlook, and the emerging issue of crime. In addition, we continue to track topics from previous years. The 1993 survey was conducted from August 20 to 29 and included interviews with 1,007 adult residents. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percent.

Purpose

To provide decision-makers in the private and public sectors with valid and current information on Orange County adult residents.

To track shifts in important attitudes and population characteristics over time.

To study the social, economic, and political issues of Orange County from a non-advocacy position.

To help establish public discussion and enlightened debate in furthering public policy.

1993 Financial Contributors

C.J. Segerstrom and Sons
City of Irvine
City of Santa Ana
County of Orange
Disneyland
Fluor Daniel
GTE California
Goodwill Industries of Orange County
Hunt Wesson
Irvine Medical Center
Irvine Ranch Water District
Los Angeles Times Orange County Edition
Nordstrom
Orange County Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Orange County Register
Orange County Transportation Authority
Pacific Bell
Pacific Mutual
PacifiCare Health Systems
Rancho Santa Margarita Company
Rockwell International
Silicon Systems
Taco Bell
The Irvine Company
TRW REDI
Transportation Corridor Agencies
UCI Foundation
United Way of Orange County
Western National Properties


Mark Baldassare and Cheryl Katz
University of California, Irvine

Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning
School of Social Ecology
University of California, Irvine
November 29, 1993
ORANGE COUNTY ANNUAL SURVEY
CONDUCTED SINCE 1982