Eugene Economic Growth Attitude Trend

As one would expect during a period of slow or negative economic growth, Eugeneans are rating economic growth as going too slowly. Virtually no one is saying that Eugene’s economic growth is “too fast.”

To gain a clearer picture of how Eugeneans are assessing growth issues, one should also look at their population growth assessment. The polling trend for that question is at

The wording of the economic growth question was designed to parallel a question that used to be asked on the Eugene Community Survey. The economic growth and population growth questions used to be asked in parallel.

Do you believe that recent economic growth in Eugene has been too fast, too slow, or just about right?

All surveys consist of 200 telephone interviews of likely Eugene General Election voters. The margin of error at the overall sample median is plus or minus 7 percent.

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