Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2012 Data Tables

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Q2: We want to start by getting a very broad sense of citizen engagement with your local government. How would you describe citizen engagement — whatever that means to you — with your jurisdiction? Overall, citizens in your jurisdiction are...

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
We want to start by getting a very broad sense of citizen engagement with your local government. How would you describe citizen engagement — whatever that means to you — with your jurisdiction? Overall, citizens in your jurisdiction are... Very Engaged 15% 10% 16% 6% 10%
Somewhat Engaged 44% 56% 62% 49% 55%
Not Very Engaged 39% 31% 21% 41% 31%
Not at all Engaged 1% 4% 1% 4% 3%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
We want to start by getting a very broad sense of citizen engagement with your local government. How would you describe citizen engagement — whatever that means to you — with your jurisdiction? Overall, citizens in your jurisdiction are... Very Engaged 8% 9% 13% 21% 15% 10%
Somewhat Engaged 52% 57% 57% 56% 58% 55%
Not Very Engaged 35% 31% 27% 21% 26% 31%
Not at all Engaged 5% 2% 3% 1% 1% 3%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
We want to start by getting a very broad sense of citizen engagement with your local government. How would you describe citizen engagement — whatever that means to you — with your jurisdiction? Overall, citizens in your jurisdiction are... Very Engaged 11% 12% 11% 7% 8% 15% 10%
Somewhat Engaged 51% 56% 53% 60% 51% 58% 55%
Not Very Engaged 35% 29% 33% 30% 38% 23% 31%
Not at all Engaged 3% 4% 3% 2% 4% 3% 3%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%0%0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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