With a range from virtually nothing upwards to over $10 million dollars, there is quite a variance in what is happening in the community economic development industry. The majority of respondents had smaller to mid-range budgets and were, for the most part, as likely to see an increase in budget over the past two years as a decrease or no change at all.
|Annual Operating Budget||2012 Data||2008 Data|
|$0 - $490,000||38%||42%|
|$1.1 million - $5 million||27%||24%|
|$500,000 - $1 million||14%||12%|
|$10 million +||13%||9%|
|$5.1 million - $10 million||8%||13%|