Community Survey Results
Throughout March and April 2022, we asked residents to provide positive and critical feedback on a variety of areas within city government, including police, fire, parks, library, public works, communication, and community development. We are proud to report that our city departments consistently rank among the best in the country.
Of the 632 residents surveyed, 90 percent indicated they were very satisfied with the overall quality of life in our community. Ninety-five percent indicated they were satisfied with the overall feeling of safety, which is 27 percent higher than the national average in city quality-of-life rankings.
|City Service||Johnston, IA||National Average||Difference|
|Overall quality of city services||90%||51%||39%|
|Quality of customer service from city employees||83%||41%||42%|
|Cleanliness of city streets||87%||55%||32%|
|Efforts to proactively detect and deter crime||86%||50%||36%|
|Maintenance of city streets||69%||51%||18%|
|The overall feeling of safety in the city||95%||68%||27%|
|Snow removal from city streets||84%||60%||24%|
|Quality of police protection||94%||55%||39%|
|Maintenance of walking and biking trails||81%||63%||18%|
|Value received from city tax dollars and fees||63%||34%||29%|
The survey shows our community rated at or above the national average in 41 areas that were assessed.
City leaders are evaluating all of the feedback within the survey to improve Johnston as they prioritize projects and improvements for our community.
Below are the reports from 2022 community survey