Downtown Hightstown Inc., a 501(c)3, established in 2008, is a volunteer group of residents and business owners dedicated to improving Hightstown. We are seeking feedback from residents, customers, business owners and commercial property owners to help improve our downtown. Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey.

* 1. What is your position in the community? Check all that apply.

* 2. Please rate the importance of each of the following?

  Important Neutral Unimportant No Opinion
Help support existing business
Encourage development of unused properties
Attract new retail shops/cafes
Revitalize historic architecture
Encourage more residential development
Improve downtown/pedestrian safety
Make downtown cleaner

* 3. How many times have you visited these establishments in the last month?

  Café/Restaurant Church Hair/Beauty Salon Library Post Office Store
Three or more

* 4. What outlet do you use to get information regarding local events, activities and shopping? Check all that apply.

* 5. Rate how you feel regarding each statement?

  Agree Somewhat agree Neutral Disagree Strongly disagree No opinion
Downtown has a good selection of stores.
Downtown has a good selection of restaurants/cafes.
The holiday decorations make the town look festive.
Downtown is clean.
I like the flower baskets.
I like having Borough Hall downtown.
I like the historic character of our downtown.
I like having the library downtown.
I like having a lake in downtown.

* 6. Would you visit downtown more often if it offered the following?

  Yes No Maybe
Book Store
Arts and Crafts/Decorative Arts/Art Gallery
Music Venue
Women’s/Men’s/Children’s Apparel

* 7. Would you visit downtown more often if it offered more the following?

  Yes No Maybe
Coffee Shop/Café
Fine Dining
Take-out Restaurant

* 8. How much money do you spend at stores downtown in a month?

* 9. How much money do you spend at restaurants/cafes downtown in a month?

* 10. What types of businesses would encourage you to shop downtown more often?

* 11. Name one type of business you would like to see downtown.

* 12. What kind of arts, entertainment or leisure activity would you like to see downtown?

* 13. What kind of restaurant would you like to see downtown?

* 14. Please share any additional comments about Downtown Hightstown Inc., or any other thoughts about downtown.

* 15. What is your age?

* 16. What is your gender?

* 17. What is your approximate average household income?

* 18. If you would like to be entered for a drawing to win $100 in gift cards to downtown shops and restaurants, please provide the following information. This will be used to notify you of the drawing and for no other purpose.

Thank you for participating in our Downtown Hightstown Inc., survey!