We want to know how you feel about life in Brown County - whether you live or work here. This survey should take about 15 minutes to complete and your answers are anonymous. You may choose to be entered into a weekly drawing for BC Bucks at the end of the survey. Thank you!
The City of Mt. Sterling and the Illinois Housing Development Authority conducted the survey in the Winter of 2019-2020. It measured 140 respondent opinions on various areas of community development to support future community revitalization efforts in Mt. Sterling, IL.
BC Surveys are a tool to help community stakeholders make informed decisions about future work. The information gathered includes demographic and other data to better understand what Brown County residents think about life, work, play, and progress in Brown County.
541 completed community surveys
65 completed high school surveys
8 steering committee members
3 community focus groups with
2 high school focus groups with
Since 2018, great things have happened in Brown County - the new Early Learning Center and a Mexican restaurant, uptown Mt. Sterling streetscape improvements, more shopping options, and a trails plan to name a few. The 2022 results will also lead to action and change. The purpose of the Brown County Community Surveys is to:
The Brown County Survey is presented through partnerships among Action Brown County, the Brown County Public Library, the Tracy Family Foundation, the City of Mt. Sterling, the Mt. Sterling Community Center YMCA, and community volunteers.