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Data and Engagement Tools for City Managers

Experience What It's Like To Have The Data Your Small City Needs

Finally, making data informed decisions just got easier for small cities and towns. Population sizes (under 20,000) can now access the same city data and public opinion resources as larger cities. See how it works! 

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City Data and Community Engagement at Your Fingertips


Find out how your small city or town can get started.

Get instant access to the self-guided demo for small cities

See What Your Small City Can Do With Polco

  • Access instant public data about your citySee accurate information curated by data analysts. Relieve staff burden, high costs, and time commitments.

  • Choose your dataset – Dive into key aspects of your community. Pick from datasets on land use, economy, health, safety, or others.

  • Engage your community onlineQuickly and easily poll residents on any topic. Reach more community members with ease and get immediate results.

  • Run surveys from our Library with one click – You don’t even have to write the questions. Easily publish pre-built surveys from the Polco Library, created by expert public opinion researchers.

See Why Dozens of Other Small Cities Use Polco for Decision-Making

“In order to solve the housing crisis, we needed some metrics to help us see how we compare to other cities of our size. That’s why the Land Use data was so critical.”
Sue Crawford

York, NE City Administrator

“We have an opportunity to create a culture where the community feels that their voices are heard.”
Rick Shapiro

Oakley, UT Community Leader

"Leaders are used to listening to the people who are the loudest right in front of them. I was excited about Polco because it would give a voice to the rest of the community."
Sheila Ernzen

Kearney, MO City Administrator

Small Cities Have Long Had a Data  Disadvantage — Until Now

Take a Self-Guided Demo and See for Yourself

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Strategic planning

Streamline strategic planning by letting data and the resident voice guide your process.

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Performance measurement

Small cities can easily measure what matters with access to dozens of data points they can track overtime.

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Community engagement

Access tools that allow you to quickly capture input that represents your entire community. Not just the vocal minority.

Other Small Cities Use Polco To: 

  • Streamline strategic planning - Polco data shows what aspects of your community require attention.

  • Win Grants – Instant access to data can strengthen any funding application, improving success rates and saving you precious time.

  • Amplify resident engagement – Reach more people beyond the vocal minority in less time.