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Measure Actual Target Result

Industrial Vacancy Rate

The industrial vacancy rate shows the percentage of industrial buildings that are vacant for the quarter. The goal is to have a vacancy rate within 1 percentage point above or below 6%.

4.90 6.00 Met or Exceeded Goal

Median Household Income

The median household income measures the income where half of all incomes are above and half are below. The goal is reach a median household income of $50,000. This data is only measured once per year.

48224.00 50000.00 Under Goal

Retail Vacancy Rate

The retail vacancy rate shows the percentage of retail spaces that are vacant for the quarter. The goal is to have a vacancy rate within 1 percentage point above or below 6.5%.

7.93 6.50 Under Goal

New Jobs Created

The number of new jobs created in the community with the help and support of the Independence Economic Development Council. The goal is to have 965 new jobs created each year, which would equate to approximately 150 new jobs per quarter.

342.00 150.00 Met or Exceeded Goal

New Capital Investment

The amount of new capital investment created in the community with the help and support of the Independence Economic Development Council. The goal is to create $75 million in new capital investment each year, which equates to approximately $18.75 million each quarter.

26.90 18.75 Met or Exceeded Goal

Visitors at Historic Sites

The number of people that visit the various historic sites in the City. The goal is to increase the yearly overall visitors by 3% over the previous fiscal year, equaling 301,381 visitors for FY17/18. The sites will need to receive approximately 75,300 visitors each quarter to meet this goal.

105902.00 75300.00 Met or Exceeded Goal

Image of City as a Place to Locate/Expand Business

The percentage of citizens that agree the City has a good image as a place to locate or expand business. This data is only collected every 2-3 years through the Citizen Satisfaction Survey, so will not update each quarter. The percent satisfied in 2016 was 39%.

There is no update for this goal because the data is not collected quarterly.
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