Cambridge Community Assessment
Please choose one adult member of your household over the age of 18 to complete this questionnaire on behalf of all family or household members. Your response to this survey will let the City of Cambridge know how they’re serving you and your neighbors. Your responses will be kept confidential and anonymous. Thank you for taking the time to answer this survey!
Section 1: Cambridge Community Programming
“I attend block parties in Cambridge.”
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“I host block parties in Cambridge.”
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“I use Commonwealth Connect.”
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If you’ve used Commonwealth Connect, how often are your requests for city services addressed?
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"I, or a member in my family, take advantage of the following recreation activities and/or facilities offered by Cambridge Department of Human Services." Please check all that apply.
"I use the Cambridge War Memorial Recreation Center, located at 1640 Cambridge Street, for ... " Please check all options that apply.
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“I, or a member in my family, take advantage of the following programs offered through Cambridge Department of Human Services.” Please check all options that apply.
Section 2: My Neighbors and Community
“If I lost my job tomorrow, I would have friends or family to fall back on.”
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“In my community, my voice has an impact on the decisions that affect my neighborhood.”
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How many times a week do you go to your neighbors' homes or have them over to yours?
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How often have members of your community come together to solve local problems?
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Did you vote in the most recent election?
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How often have you contacted elected representatives about issues of concern to you?
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Have you attended a community event or meeting in the past month?
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Have you helped a neighbor in the past month?
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How much of the time do you think you can trust the government in Washington to do what is right?
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How long have you lived in your current home? Please report your answer in years and months. For example, 2 years and 3 months.
How long have you lived in your current neighborhood? Please report your answer in years and months. For example, 2 years and 3 months.
How often do you use the following social network platforms to connect with your community?
Never
Once a month
Once a week
Several times a week
Daily
Facebook
Twitter
Nextdoor
How much do you agree with the following statements?
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Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
I don't use Facebook
I use Facebook to stay in touch with my neighbors.
I use Facebook to stay in touch with my family and friends.
I use Facebook to stay in touch with my professional contacts.
I use Facebook to buy and sell.
I use Facebook to plan and/or respond to community events.
I use Facebook to monitor Crime and Safety alerts.
I use Facebook to post and/or respond to ‘Lost and Found’ postings.
I go to Facebook first when I have a question about community events.
I use Facebook for information, but rarely post.
I use Facebook to send private messages to friends or neighbors.
After using Facebook, I know my neighbors more.
After using Facebook, I trust my neighbors more.
After using Facebook, I am more aware or community events.
I attend more community events because of Facebook.
Facebook makes me feel more connected.
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How much do you agree with the following statements?
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Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
I don't use Twitter
I use Twitter to stay in touch with my neighbors.
I use Twitter to stay in touch with my family and friends.
I use Twitter to stay in touch with my professional contacts.
I use Twitter to buy and sell.
I use Twitter to plan and/or respond to community events.
I use Twitter to monitor Crime and Safety alerts.
I use Twitter to post and/or respond to ‘Lost and Found’ postings.
I go to Twitter first when I have a question about community events.
I use Twitter for information, but rarely post.
I use Twitter to send private messages to friends or neighbors.
After using Twitter, I know my neighbors more.
After using Twitter, I trust my neighbors more.
After using Twitter, I am more aware or community events.
I attend more community events because of Twitter.
Twitter makes me feel more connected.
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How much do you agree with the following statements?
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Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
I don't use Nextdoor
I use Nextdoor to stay in touch with my neighbors.
I use Nextdoor to stay in touch with my family and friends.
I use Nextdoor to stay in touch with my professional contacts.
I use Nextdoor to buy and sell.
I use Nextdoor to plan and/or respond to community events.
I use Nextdoor to monitor Crime and Safety alerts.
I use Nextdoor to post and/or respond to ‘Lost and Found’ postings.
I go to Nextdoor first when I have a question about community events.
I use Nextdoor for information, but rarely post.
I use Nextdoor to send private messages to friends or neighbors.
After using Nextdoor, I know my neighbors more.
After using Nextdoor, I trust my neighbors more.
After using Nextdoor, I am more aware or community events.
I attend more community events because of Nextdoor.
Nextdoor makes me feel more connected.
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If you don't use social media for information or to stay in touch with friends, family or neighbors, but utilize an alternative (i.e. email list serve), we would love to hear about it! Please use the space below to describe your alternative and how you utilize it.
How much do you agree with the following statements?
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Disagree
Undecided
Agree
Strongly Agree
Most people can be trusted.
My community feels like home.