Gathered here are various detailed analyses and summaries by various public and private entities on the present and future of Salida and Chaffee County.
A SocioEconomic Profile of Chaffee County Colorado by the Sonoran Institute, using the Economic Profile System (EPS). Published on March 13, 2006.
Chaffee County Housing Needs Assessment. Prepared for Chaffee County Board of Commissioners, Town of Buena Vista, City of Poncha Springs, City of Salida by Economic & Planning Systems, Inc. January 25, 2007.
Chaffee County Consumer Survey. A joint project of Chaffee County Economic Development Office and Chaffee County Vision 2020. Funded by: Upper Arkansas Enterprise Zone and the Chaffee County Board of Commissioners. Published in 2006.
Chaffee County – CAP: Community Action Plan “DRAFT” Report. Community Assessment: April 5-7, 2006. Topics Covered: Buena Vista Business Development, Salida Business Development, County Business Development, Buena Vista Family Support & Quality of Life , Salida Family Support & Quality of Life, County Family Support & Quality of Life.
Chaffee-County-Final-SWOT-Analysis, Final SWOT Analysis Assessment Report. April 27, 2006. SWOT = “Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and threats”, a standard assessment report framework.