Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #23485
 
Do you approve or disapprove of the job Libby Schaaf is doing as Mayor of Oakland?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncome
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80K
Approve50%50%51%41%54%51%65%46%56%69%43%37%47%25%57%34%52%49%53%35%54%53%41%48%61%
Disapprove34%39%29%39%28%38%23%34%32%19%43%44%29%23%32%44%44%33%32%34%29%35%41%39%22%
Not Sure16%11%21%20%18%11%12%19%11%12%13%19%24%52%11%22%5%18%15%32%17%12%18%13%17%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%37%26%23%14%63%37%28%34%19%19%5%72%20%8%30%57%12%34%55%28%34%38%
 
 
Is Oakland headed in the right direction? Or is it off on the wrong track?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncome
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80K
Right Direction49%47%50%44%57%47%49%49%47%67%38%46%42%17%55%39%34%47%54%24%47%57%32%47%66%
Wrong Track38%44%34%44%30%45%27%38%39%25%44%52%36%58%33%52%51%39%35%58%30%37%47%42%25%
Not Sure13%9%16%12%13%8%25%12%14%8%18%1%22%25%12%9%15%14%12%17%23%6%21%11%9%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%37%26%23%14%63%37%28%34%19%19%5%72%20%8%30%57%12%34%55%28%34%38%
 
 
Is the quality of life in Oakland getting better? Getting worse? Or staying about the same?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncome
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80K
Getting Better26%29%23%19%34%29%24%25%27%39%18%28%18%16%26%27%24%25%27%13%27%28%16%21%38%
Getting Worse31%33%29%31%27%34%31%29%33%19%39%23%42%35%29%35%61%26%27%35%29%29%46%30%17%
Staying The Same43%37%48%48%39%37%45%44%40%40%43%49%41%48%44%39%6%48%46%52%42%43%37%49%43%
Not Sure1%1%0%2%0%0%1%1%0%2%0%0%0%0%1%0%9%0%0%0%2%0%0%0%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%37%26%23%14%63%37%28%34%19%19%5%72%20%8%30%57%12%34%55%28%34%38%
 
 
Which of the following is the biggest problem facing Oakland? Crime? Cost of owning a home? Education? Homelessness & panhandling? Jobs & the economy? Public Transportation? Traffic & Parking?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncome
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80K
Crime29%29%29%28%33%28%24%30%26%35%24%32%26%18%28%34%29%29%29%32%31%27%24%27%34%
Cost Of Owning Home27%30%24%28%33%23%19%30%21%22%37%27%15%6%28%26%34%32%26%13%37%26%27%43%16%
Education12%12%12%12%13%9%16%13%12%16%9%13%13%41%11%12%5%12%13%18%8%15%10%5%22%
Homelessness14%10%19%13%12%17%18%13%17%15%18%9%13%3%13%18%15%13%12%21%11%14%14%12%16%
Jobs / Economy5%5%5%8%1%4%7%5%5%6%3%9%2%18%5%4%12%4%5%1%6%5%1%9%4%
Public Transportation0%0%1%0%1%0%0%1%0%0%0%2%0%0%1%0%0%0%1%0%0%1%0%0%1%
Traffic / Parking3%3%3%1%0%8%5%1%7%1%1%6%5%6%3%0%2%2%4%11%2%2%3%1%5%
Other7%10%4%9%4%8%6%7%7%4%5%2%23%9%8%5%4%5%9%2%4%10%19%2%3%
Not Sure2%1%3%0%3%3%5%1%4%1%2%0%5%0%3%1%0%3%1%2%2%1%3%1%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%37%26%23%14%63%37%28%34%19%19%5%72%20%8%30%57%12%34%55%28%34%38%