This survey is being conducted for the Downtown Fort Dodge Market Study project. This survey should take about ten minutes to complete. We will use the results to improve Fort Dodge. The survey is being conducted anonymously and all responses are confidential. 

How far is your residence located from downtown Fort Dodge?

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* 1. How far is your residence located from downtown Fort Dodge?

How far is your workplace located from downtown Fort Dodge?

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* 2. How far is your workplace located from downtown Fort Dodge?

How often do you visit downtown Fort Dodge to do errands or for office and service-related purposes? (examples: library, city hall, post office, salon/barbershop, dentist, doctor, chiropractor, attorney, accountant, dry cleaning and auto repair, etc.)

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* 3. How often do you visit downtown Fort Dodge to do errands or for office and service-related purposes? (examples: library, city hall, post office, salon/barbershop, dentist, doctor, chiropractor, attorney, accountant, dry cleaning and auto repair, etc.)

How often do you visit downtown Fort Dodge for eating, drinking and/or entertainment?

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* 4. How often do you visit downtown Fort Dodge for eating, drinking and/or entertainment?

How often do you shop in downtown Fort Dodge?

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* 5. How often do you shop in downtown Fort Dodge?

What types of new businesses or attractions would make you visit downtown more often? (please be specific and list upto  two)

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* 6. What types of new businesses or attractions would make you visit downtown more often? (please be specific and list upto  two)

What type(s) of products have you purchased on the Internet within the last three months? (select all that apply)

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* 7. What type(s) of products have you purchased on the Internet within the last three months? (select all that apply)

How does downtown Fort Dodge compare to other places you frequently shop and do business in terms of:

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* 8. How does downtown Fort Dodge compare to other places you frequently shop and do business in terms of:

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Variety and selection of shopping
Quality of products and services
Variety of dining
Quality of dining
Customer service
Attractiveness
Cleanliness
Quality of festivals and events
Of the following, which two (2) media sources do you most rely on for Fort Dodge area news and information?

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* 9. Of the following, which two (2) media sources do you most rely on for Fort Dodge area news and information?

Which of the following social media networks or online applications do you regularly use? (select all that apply)

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* 10. Which of the following social media networks or online applications do you regularly use? (select all that apply)

Would you place a high, moderate or low priority on possible downtown Fort Dodge enhancement efforts to:

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* 11. Would you place a high, moderate or low priority on possible downtown Fort Dodge enhancement efforts to:

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Restore and preserve the downtown’s historic character
Improve the downtown area’s streets, sidewalks, lighting, furnishings, green spaces, trails, etc.
Stage additional festivals and special events in the downtown
Create incentives for new and expanding downtown businesses
Improve and/or create more housing in the downtown area

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