2000 Orange County Annual Survey
University of California, Irvine

Executive Summary
Survey Methodology
Survey Questions/Response
News Releases

Economic and Social Trends
Overall Mood
Real Estate Market
Regional Conditions
Consumer Confidence
Orange County in 2020
Computers, the Internet, and
the "Digital Divide"

Internet Uses

Local Public Policy Issues
Most Important Problems
Public Schools
El Toro Airport
County Government Ratings

Political Profile
Gay Rights
Gun Control
The Environment
Immigration & Race Issues
Federal Tax Cuts

University of California, Irvine
© 2000 UC Regents

This 19th report of the Orange County Annual Survey, UCI, continues to monitor social, economic and political trends. 

The 2000 survey was conducted May 3-14, and included random telephone interviews with 1,005 Orange County adults in English and Spanish. 

The margin of sampling error is +/- 3% at the 95% confidence level for the total sample.


  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.

2000 Survey conducted by
Mark Baldassare and Cheryl Katz
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Social Ecology