View The NCS (National Community Survey) Results
The National Community Survey™ (The NCS) measures Hutchinson’s “livability”. A “livable community” is a place that is not simply haptiable, but that is desirable. It is not only where people do live, but where they want to live.
Along with measuring the “livability” of the Community, they aslo asked questions regarding the quality of life, governance, and participation. The survey takes into account that “great communities are partnerships of the government, private sector, community based organizations and residents, all geographically connected”. The survey captures residents’ opinions on the community.