BRC Census Population Analysis, 2013-2019

Life in BRC

Experiences in Black Rock City, Community as Family, and Money Handling

Experiences in Black Rock City

Evaluation of Enjoyment of Experience* in Black Rock City

Error bars indicate the upper and lower bounds of the 95% confidence intervals.

* The exact wording of this question in the online survey was, "How much did you enjoy your experience this year in Black Rock City?"

2013   2014   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019
Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %
Not at All 0.2 0.0   0.2 0.0   0.1 0.0   0.1 0.0   0.4 0.2   0.1 0.0   0.1 0.0
A Little Bit 0.9 0.2   1.4 0.2   1.9 0.4   1.5 0.4   2.0 0.4   1.2 0.2   1.5 0.4
Somewhat 7.8 0.6   8.0 0.6   10.5 0.8   6.6 0.8   9.9 0.8   7.1 0.6   7.5 0.8
A Lot 33.2 1.0   34.4 1.0   35.3 1.2   34.3 1.4   36.0 1.6   35.2 1.2   34.4 1.2
Extremely 58.0 1.0   56.0 1.2   52.2 1.2   57.5 1.4   51.7 1.6   56.4 1.4   56.5 1.4

Experiences in Black Rock City

Evaluation of Feelings of Safety* in Black Rock City and Community of Residence

Error bars indicate the upper and lower bounds of the 95% confidence intervals.

* The exact wording of these questions in the online survey was, "Did you feel safe in Black Rock City this year?" and "Do you generally feel safe in the community (city, town or otherwise) in which you reside when not in Black Rock City?"

Black Rock City   Community of Residence  
Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %
Very Safe 69.7 1.2   34.9 1.4
Mostly Safe 27.2 1.2   53.8 1.4
Neither Safe nor Unsafe 2.5 0.4   9.4 0.8
Mostly Unsafe 0.5 0.2   1.7 0.4
Very Unsafe 0.2 0.2   0.2 0.2

Experiences in Black Rock City

Evaluation of Feelings of Connectedness* in Black Rock City and Community of Residence

Error bars indicate the upper and lower bounds of the 95% confidence intervals.

* The exact wording of these questions in the online survey was, "Did you feel connected to others around you in Black Rock City this year?" and "Do you generally feel connected to others in the community (city, town or otherwise) in which you reside when not in Black Rock City?"

Black Rock City   Community of Residence  
Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %
Very Connected 41.4 1.4   9.6 0.8
Mostly Connected 46.8 1.4   36.4 1.4
Neither Connected nor Disconnected 8.1 0.8   31.3 1.2
Mostly Disconnected 3.3 0.4   20.0 1.0
Very Disconnected 0.5 0.2   2.7 0.4

Experiences in Black Rock City

Evaluatiuon of feelings of freedom in Black Rock City*

Error bars indicate the upper and lower bounds of the 95% confidence intervals.

*The exact wording of these questions was "Did you feel free (to explore, try new things, express yourself, be spontaneous, take risks)? and "Do you generally feel free (to explore, try new things, express yourself, be spontaneous, take risks) in the community (city, town or otherwise) in which you reside when not in Black Rock City?"

Black Rock City   Community of Residence  
Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %
Very Free 65.8 1.4   17.8 1.0
Mostly Free 28.8 1.2   44.0 1.4
Neither Free nor Constrained 3.9 0.6   25.6 1.2
Mostly Constrained 1.4 0.4   11.5 0.8
Very Constrained 0.2 0.2   1.1 0.2

Experiences in Black Rock City

Participation in Musical Activities in the Past Year*

Error bars indicate the upper and lower bounds of the 95% confidence intervals.

Participants selected all option(s) that applied.
*This question was first asked in 2019.

Black Rock City   Default World
Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %
Participated as Audience
  Dance 61.0 1.4   48.0 1.4
  Voice 30.6 1.2   30.7 1.2
  DJ 8.5 0.8   9.8 0.8
  Percussion 6.0 0.6   6.4 0.6
  Other Instrument 2.6 0.4   2.0 0.4
  Other 1.7 0.4   1.9 0.4
  Quietly Listening 85.1 1.0   87.2 1.0
  Quietly Meditating 32.3 1.4   36.5 1.4
  Quietly (Other) 1.4 0.4   2.0 0.4
Performed
  Dance 23.3 1.2   13.7 1.0
  Voice 10.8 0.8   10.9 0.8
  DJ 6.6 0.8   8.3 0.8
  Percussion 4.2 0.6   4.0 0.6
  Other Instrument 4.0 0.6   8.4 0.8
  Other 3.3 0.4   4.1 0.6

Money Handling While in Black Rock City

Money Handling While in Black Rock City

Error bars indicate the upper and lower bounds of the 95% confidence intervals.

2017   2018   2019
Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %   Percent MoE +/- %
Never 29.0 1.6   36.2 1.4   34.4 1.4
Once 25.4 1.4   25.5 1.2   25.0 1.2
2-3 Times 30.9 1.4   28.6 1.2   29.1 1.2
4-5 Times 9.1 1.0   5.8 0.6   7.2 0.6
5+ Times 5.6 0.6   3.9 0.4   4.3 0.6

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