State of the Cities Reports

The annual State of the Cities report provides highlights from the League's fiscal conditions survey of member cities. The survey, based in part on a National League of Cities survey, asks cities to report on their revenue shortfalls, budget pressures, and budget-balancing strategies. In many years, the report also features research into timely issues affecting the financial health of cities across the state.

The 2018 report focuses on the results of the fiscal conditions survey.
—Learn more and access the 2018 State of the Cities Report

The 2017 report focuses on the results of the fiscal conditions survey.
—View the State of the Cities Report 2017 (pdf)

The 2016 report focuses on the results of the fiscal conditions survey.
—View the State of the Cities Report 2016 (pdf)

The 2015 report focuses on the results of the fiscal conditions survey.
—View the State of the Cities Report 2015 (pdf)

The 2014 report focuses on the results of the fiscal conditions survey.
—View the State of the Cities Report 2014 (pdf)