Fairfax County developed a set of 35 performance indicators to measure progress on the Economic Success Strategic Plan.
In the long run, the indicators are intended to provide goals, targets and priorities to shape the work on this plan. Initially, however, progress will be measured by identifying historical trends or initiating the collection of new data.
These indicators are categorized into three overarching themes and eight sub-themes to provide a holistic and integrated view of the county’s economic performance:
The county worked with Virginia Tech’s School of Public and International Affairs to identify a set of performance indicators as comprehensive as the plan itself. This process was extensive, and it involved engagement with internal and external stakeholders, including a survey of 200 people and 60 in-person meetings.