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Page: About the Survey
1. I am:
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Percent
Response
Count
Female
65.9%1,210
Male
33.9%622
Transgender
0.2%3
Other (please specify)
 
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2. I am a:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Undergraduate Student
52.5%911
Graduate Student
38.0%660
Faculty Member
1.8%32
Staff Member
7.6%132
Other (please specify)
 
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3. What is your age?
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Percent
Response
Count
under 21
28.5%522
21-25
33.8%620
26-35
24.8%455
Over 35
12.8%235

4. Where do you live?
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Percent
Response
Count
University Housing (dorms)
13.9%255
Northside (within 6 blocks of campus)
18.1%331
Southside (within 8 blocks of campus)
31.5%576
Downtown Housing
4.6%84
Albany Village
0.8%15
Other
31.1%568

5. What is your zip code?
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6. How often do you come to Telegraph Avenue for the following?
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 DailyWeeklyMonthlyLess OftenRating
Count
Shop3.8% (69)22.0% (399)29.3% (532)44.8% (813)1,813
Dine11.2% (204)40.3% (737)28.4% (519)20.1% (367)1,827
Nightlife0.9% (17)11.4% (205)18.8% (338)68.8% (1,234)1,794
Entertainment1.2% (21)9.9% (177)16.6% (296)72.4% (1,294)1,788
Work6.3% (111)4.1% (72)4.0% (71)85.7% (1,519)1,773
Personal Services (hair cut, dentist, etc.)0.6% (10)2.2% (40)13.8% (245)83.4% (1,486)1,781
Professional Services (banking, legal, etc.)1.3% (24)18.8% (334)25.8% (460)54.1% (963)1,781

7. How often do you come to Downtown Berkeley for the following?
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Count
Shop4.0% (72)23.2% (417)33.1% (596)39.8% (716)1,801
Dine8.0% (146)34.9% (634)39.0% (708)18.1% (329)1,817
Nightlife1.3% (23)16.0% (286)27.6% (493)55.0% (982)1,784
Entertainment1.7% (31)13.4% (240)37.1% (666)47.8% (857)1,794
Work8.9% (157)6.8% (120)6.7% (118)77.6% (1,366)1,761
Personal services (haircut, dentist, etc.)0.9% (16)4.1% (73)16.7% (295)78.3% (1,383)1,767
Professional Services (banking, legal, etc.)1.9% (33)18.6% (329)30.9% (548)48.6% (861)1,771

8. I would frequent Telegraph Avenue more if:
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 Strongly AgreeAgreeNeutralDisagreeStrongly DisagreeDon't knowRating
Count
There were more retail shops I like27.7% (499)42.0% (756)18.7% (337)6.7% (120)2.7% (48)2.2% (39)1,799
There were more restaurants I like31.9% (576)41.7% (753)18.2% (328)5.5% (99)1.7% (31)1.1% (19)1,806
There was more nightlife I like27.5% (491)27.3% (487)24.2% (432)11.7% (209)5.4% (97)3.8% (68)1,784
There were more services I like (haircut, nail salon, etc.)10.1% (179)18.2% (324)42.5% (755)18.1% (322)7.5% (134)3.5% (63)1,777
Stores, restaurants and bars were open later27.5% (494)26.6% (479)25.8% (464)12.0% (216)5.5% (99)2.6% (46)1,798
There was more parking available23.1% (416)21.3% (382)29.4% (529)11.5% (206)12.4% (222)2.3% (42)1,797
Public transportation was more reliable21.4% (381)24.8% (441)34.5% (614)10.7% (190)6.3% (112)2.4% (43)1,781
I felt safer40.1% (722)26.7% (480)19.1% (344)7.8% (140)5.7% (103)0.6% (10)1,799
I found the area cleaner and more inviting50.6% (915)24.4% (441)13.1% (237)5.8% (105)5.5% (99)0.6% (10)1,807
There were fewer panhandlers44.8% (806)19.9% (359)17.3% (311)8.2% (147)8.3% (149)1.6% (28)1,800
There were fewer people sitting on the sidewalk43.8% (786)19.3% (347)17.8% (320)8.2% (147)9.8% (176)1.1% (20)1,796
Other (please specify)
 
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9. I would frequent Downtown Berkeley more if:
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There were more retail shops I like29.7% (528)44.7% (795)18.0% (320)3.9% (70)1.2% (22)2.5% (44)1,779
There were more restaurants I like28.9% (515)44.0% (784)20.2% (360)4.2% (74)1.0% (18)1.8% (32)1,783
There was more nightlife I like26.6% (468)33.1% (583)25.3% (445)7.6% (134)3.9% (69)3.6% (63)1,762
There were more services I like (haircut, nail salon, etc.)11.4% (201)26.0% (458)42.3% (746)12.1% (213)4.4% (78)3.7% (66)1,762
Stores and restaurants were open later29.5% (522)29.2% (517)28.1% (497)8.1% (143)2.8% (49)2.4% (42)1,770
There was more parking available25.8% (457)23.5% (415)30.1% (533)9.2% (162)8.8% (155)2.7% (47)1,769
Public transportation was more reliable23.9% (419)25.2% (443)35.4% (622)8.7% (152)4.3% (76)2.5% (43)1,755
I felt safer29.2% (517)27.8% (493)28.3% (501)8.6% (153)4.8% (85)1.4% (24)1,773
I found the area cleaner and more inviting33.5% (597)28.1% (501)24.0% (427)7.8% (139)5.0% (89)1.5% (27)1,780
There were fewer panhandlers33.6% (596)23.5% (418)24.5% (434)9.2% (164)7.3% (130)1.9% (33)1,775
There were fewer people sitting on the sidewalk32.1% (565)21.1% (371)26.9% (473)9.9% (174)8.2% (145)1.7% (30)1,758
Other (please specify)
 
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10. Which of the following types of stores would you like to see in the areas near campus? (check all that apply)
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 On Telegraph AvenueIn Downtown BerkeleyRating
Count
All purpose store (e.g. Target)52.4% (585)86.9% (970)1,116
Basic clothing store (e.g. Old Navy/Gap)65.5% (694)79.6% (844)1,060
Upscale clothing store (e.g. J Crew)56.1% (475)86.1% (728)846
Non-chain boutique clothing store79.8% (760)72.5% (690)952
Electronics store59.8% (456)78.1% (595)762
Grocery store78.5% (1,040)71.0% (940)1,324
Liquor store74.6% (382)68.9% (353)512
Household appliance store54.7% (267)77.7% (379)488
School supplies store85.1% (699)57.0% (468)821
Shoe store70.8% (622)78.1% (686)878
Sports store65.5% (387)78.5% (464)591
Other (please specify)
 
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11. Which of the following would you like to see more of in the areas near campus? (check all that apply)
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 On Telegraph AvenueIn Downtown BerkeleyRating
Count
Fast food restaurants81.4% (430)66.7% (352)528
Affordable sit-down restaurants90.2% (1,355)78.4% (1,179)1,503
Upscale sit-down restaurants62.2% (519)84.3% (703)834
Dive bars/pubs84.1% (698)78.6% (652)830
Sports bars83.4% (481)72.8% (420)577
Upscale bars/lounges69.7% (560)84.6% (679)803
Dance clubs74.9% (620)80.2% (664)828
Live music venues84.3% (945)80.0% (897)1,121
Street festivals87.0% (907)72.4% (754)1,042
Family friendly activities81.9% (591)79.4% (573)722
Other (please specify)
 
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12. Where do you most often eat out and/or go for nighttime entertainment? (check all that apply)
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Response
Count
Albany
9.7%171
Downtown Berkeley
60.6%1,065
Downtown Oakland
17.3%304
Downtown Walnut Creek
5.1%90
El Cerrito
5.5%96
Elmwood (College/Ashby)
22.1%388
Emeryville
20.8%366
Fourth Street
9.6%168
Lake Merritt area
5.5%96
North Shattuck (Gourmet Ghetto)
34.9%612
Piedmont
9.0%158
Rockridge
23.2%408
San Francisco
58.2%1,022
Solano
14.4%252
Telegraph Ave
37.3%655
Temescal
10.6%187
West Berkeley
8.6%151
Please explain why:
 
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13. When you shop for discretionary items, including clothing and household goods, where do you most often go? (check all that apply)
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Response
Count
Albany
18.3%311
Downtown Berkeley
33.0%561
Downtown Oakland
4.1%69
Downtown Walnut Creek
8.8%149
El Cerrito
15.3%259
Elmwood (College/Ashby)
10.0%170
Emeryville
45.0%764
Fourth Street
11.1%188
Lake Merritt area
1.7%29
North Shattuck (Gourmet Ghetto)
9.6%163
Piedmont Ave
2.7%45
Rockridge
12.2%207
San Francisco
42.5%721
Solano
5.1%86
Telegraph Ave
24.7%419
Temescal
2.1%36
West Berkeley
5.9%101
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14. Please respond to the following:
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 Strongly AgreeAgreeNeutralDisagreeStrongly DisagreeDon't knowRating
Count
I feel part of the City of Berkeley Community9.9% (178)36.0% (650)29.7% (537)15.6% (281)8.2% (148)0.7% (13)1,807
I feel that I have a voice in City affairs2.7% (49)9.8% (177)36.2% (652)29.5% (531)17.3% (311)4.5% (81)1,801
(For students) Do you want to live in Berkeley after graduation?6.9% (110)19.0% (304)25.0% (399)20.7% (331)19.7% (315)8.6% (138)1,597

15. Please describe your favorite aspect of Berkeley:
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16. Please describe anything you think would improve your experience in Berkeley:
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17. Please give your email address if you would like to enter the lottery for iTunes and bookstore gift cards:
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