1995 Orange County Annual Survey
University of California, Irvine

Executive Summary
Survey Methodology

The Financial Crisis
Most Important Problem
Bankruptcy Attitudes
Local Government

The Economy
Orange County Economy 
Consumer Confidence

Crime Perceptions
Law Enforcement

Tracking Questions
County Perceptions
Charitable Giving
Political Climate


1995 Survey Questions

University of California, Irvine
1995 UC Regents

This fourteenth report of the Orange County Annual Survey, UCI, identifies and analyzes the top concerns of Orange County residents, including the financial crisis, the economy and crime. In addition, we examine Orange County trends at mid-decade. The 1995 survey was conducted August 18-27 and included random telephone interviews with 1,001 Orange County adult residents. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3% at the 95% confidence level.


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

Written by:

Mark Baldassare and Cheryl Katz
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, School
of Social Ecology
University of California, Irvine, California
November 27, 1995