Respondents were asked to respond to a question about Hilton Head Island’s economic focus. The question was: The economy on Hilton Head Island is driven by tourism, retirement and associated industries. This is strongly driven by the Island’s position and reputation as a world class resort destination and retirement destination. In terms of economic focus, how would you like Hilton Head Island to be in 2040?
Scale: 1= Maintain existing focus on tourism and retirement related industries; 10= Diversify the economy to help attract young professionals and ‘start up’ companies.