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Connected Communities

Communities are where we live, how we connect to others, and are at the center of collective decision-making.

What success looks like:

 

Communities are working together to solve problems and improve the lives of all Arizonans.

The Connected Communities Progress Meter provides data on how Arizonans get involved in their communities through volunteering, joining groups and organizations, and spending time with neighbors.

Arizona
30.0%
National
30.3%
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100

Volunteering

Shows the percentage of Arizonans who frequently volunteer.
Arizonans Who Frequently Volunteer
National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) analysis of the U.S. Census Current Population Survey (CPS) data, September Volunteering/Civic Engagement Supplement. (2017) (2017)
Arizona
25.4%
National
27.1%
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100

Belonging to Groups

Shows the percentage or Arizonans who belong to groups, organizations, and/or associations.
Arizonans Who Belong to Groups, Organizations, or Associations
National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) analysis of the U.S. Census Current Population Survey (CPS) data, September Volunteering/Civic Engagement Supplement. (2017) (2017)
Arizona
21.9%
National
33.0%
0
50
100

Spending Time with Neighbors

Shows the percentage of Arizonans who frequently spend time with neighbors.
Arizonans Who Frequently Converse or Spend Time With Neighbors
National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) analysis of the U.S. Census Current Population Survey (CPS) data, September Volunteering/Civic Engagement Supplement. (2017) (2017)
Arizona
15.6%
National
20.9%
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50
100

Working with Neighbors

Shows the percentage of Arizonans who work with neighbors to make a positive impact in their community.
Arizonans Who Work With Neighbors to Do Something Positive for Their Community
National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) analysis of the U.S. Census Current Population Survey (CPS) data, September Volunteering/Civic Engagement Supplement. (2017) (2017)
Arizona
8.5%
National
7.7%
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50
100

Assisting Family and Friends

Shows the percentage of Arizonans who provide food, money, or other help to family or friends.
Arizonans Who Frequently Provide Food, Money, or Other Help to Family or Friends
National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) analysis of the U.S. Census Current Population Survey (CPS) data, September Volunteering/Civic Engagement Supplement. (2017) (2017)
Arizona
52.0%
National
52.2%
0
50
100

Charitable Giving

Shows the percentage of Arizonans who contribute to charitable organizations.
Arizonans Who Contribute to Charitable Organizations
National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) analysis of the U.S. Census Current Population Survey (CPS) data, September Volunteering/Civic Engagement Supplement. (2017) (2017)

Connected Communities Progress Meter Partner

National Conference on Citizenship

Connected Communities Data Profile

Download these consolidated reports to get a “snapshot in time” of the data we’ve collected on our shared priorities. These reports cover all 15 of Arizona’s counties as well as urban areas and demographic subgroups. Each profile features information and data visualizations that Arizonans can use to better understand and impact their communities.
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