Monday, June 28, 2010

FB Sun: Arcola-Missouri City Contrasting Communities--click here for more--

Arcola: A different reality

Sun reporter Diane Tezeno’s special report on Arcola will continue with a look at why residents choose to live in Arcola and what officials are doing to improve the area. Keep on the lookout for more stories.

Audrey Crawford drives past a number of master-planned communities and sprawling town centers in her daily commute home from her job in neighboring Houston.

She is a resident of Fort Bend County, a county that has fared relatively well in the recent economic downturn, been ranked third in job growth in the nation in a U.S. Department of Labor study and recently earned the recognition as the No. 1 Best Places to Get Ahead in a recent survey.

In a county of 556,870 residents, where the median household income is $83,968 and 39 percent of the population is college educated, based on 2009 US Census estimates, Crawford is living a different reality...(follow the title link for the full piece)




Question: Do you trust Allen Owen, mayor of Missouri City, TX, to represent you rather than his Houston corporate backers?




3%  participating said yes  (n20)


91%  participating said no  (n573)


6%  participating responded not sure  (n39)


(N) sample =  632


Stay tuned as more surveys for coming elections are posted!

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