State of the Metro 2019
RequiredRequired Question(s)
Unless otherwise noted, all questions refer to the Staunton, Augusta, Waynesboro (SAW) Metro Area.
 
Required 1.
How many new jobs have been added in SAW since 2013?
3,459
108
5,023
2,137
Required 2.
How many miles of interstate are there in SAW?
56
42
31
36
Required 3.
What is the population (2018) of SAW?
122,511
133,258
99,081
109,441
Required 4.
How many fast food chicken restaurants are in SAW?
2
6
5
9
Required 5.
To how many states have beerwerks t-shirts been mailed?
12
46
38
50
Required 6.
How many people are employed in SAW thanks to visitors/tourism?
2,058
1,204
3,091
937
Required 7.
What private industry group employs the largest number of people in SAW?
Manufacturing
Retail Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Transportation and Warehousing
Required 8.
Which of the following are among the top three industries by job growth in SAW?
Real Estate Management
Transportation and Warehousing
Agriculture and Forestry
All of the above
Required 9.
In which of these tasks does your local economic development department regularly engage? (check all that apply)
Business recruitment
Business retention
Entrepreneurship support
Tourism
Workforce development
Marketing the community
Infrastructure enhancement
Grant management
Real Estate Development
Strategic Planning
Required 10.
If you have worked with your local economic development department, how did they help you? (check all that apply)
Grants/loans
Technical support
Referrals/connection to resources
Expansion support
Location support
Other