Survey respondents were asked to rate the economic conditions in Hampton Roads today. The percentage of respondents who feel the economy is doing ‘excellent’ remains fairly steady at 6.6 percent (7.4% in 2018). On the other hand, the percent rating the economy as poor since 2015 has been on the rise, increasing from 6.8% to 10.9%. There is a relatively even split this year when combining responses for “excellent/good” (49.9%) and “fair/poor” (48.4%).
Social Science Research Center, Old Dominion University, "Life in Hampton Roads Survey Press Release: Economic Conditions and Perceptions of Employment" (2019). Life in Hampton Roads Survey Report. 36.
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