The University of Illinois Springfield Survey Research Office has released the results of the 2021 Sangamon County Citizen Survey. The survey is funded by the United Way of Central Illinois, the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and the UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership.
The survey aims to establish benchmarks and evaluate changes in residents’ assessments of quality of life in Sangamon County.
The survey found respondents are split on whether or not they think Sangamon County is headed in the right direction. A total of 50% of respondents agreed the county is headed in the right direction, with 50% disagreeing. The response is similar to the attitudes found in the 2019 survey.
This story was published on WTAX on Sept. 28, 2021.