TAPPAHANNOCK MAIN STREET PROGRAM SURVEY 2009
Number of respondents 231 100%
I favor revitalizing downtown Tappahannock
Strongly in favor 190 82%
Favor 41 18%
Neutral 4 2%
Do not favor 0 0%
Strongly do no favor 0 0%
I would like to see the following in the downtown area - rank your top 5 Community Enhancements *
Very desirable Desirable
River Front park or Pier 144 62% 31 13%
Landscaped areas benches / gazebos 86 37% 49 21%
Farmer's Market 85 37% 49 21%
Pedestrian friendly areas 74 32% 43 19%
Fun events / concerts etc 61 26% 56 24%
Rehab DAW theater 59 26% 64 28%
Enhanced Historic Preservation 49 21% 40 17%
Rehab Beale Memorial 37 16% 39 17%
Art Galleries 36 16% 34 15%
I would like to see the following in the downtown area - rank your top 3 Business Enhancements *
Very desirable Desirable
Restaurants 122 53% 45 19%
Specialty Shops 82 35% 59 26%
Book Stores 55 24% 42 18%
Bakeries 50 22% 44 19%
Clothing Stores 40 17% 40 17%
The Greatest Benefits of a Tappahannock Revitlization are *
Beautification of our Town 203 88%
Increased business & employment 177 77%
Enhanced Historic Preservation 159 69%
More "walking" traffic 155 67%
Higher Tappahannock Profile & Civic Pride 136 59%
* Note that total responses will exceed 100% since these are questions with multiple choices.