Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2013 Data Tables

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Q12i. We're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines in jurisdictions across the state now or in the last few years. Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say local property tax revenue has been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say local property tax revenue has been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all) Significantly Encouraging 13% 6% 2% 13% 7%
Somewhat Encouraging 20% 30% 22% 20% 27%
Mixed Encouraging and Discouraging 24% 20% 16% 18% 19%
Somewhat Discouraging 4% 3% 0% 2% 3%
Significantly Discouraging 8% 4% 1% 4% 4%
Not a Factor 15% 16% 43% 26% 20%
Don't Know 16% 21% 16% 18% 20%
*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
Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say local property tax revenue has been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all) Significantly Encouraging 10% 4% 1% 7% 6% 7%
Somewhat Encouraging 29% 29% 28% 22% 19% 27%
Mixed Encouraging and Discouraging 18% 23% 14% 15% 17% 19%
Somewhat Discouraging 4% 2% 5% 0% 0% 3%
Significantly Discouraging 5% 3% 2% 2% 7% 4%
Not a Factor 14% 20% 25% 29% 37% 20%
Don't Know 20% 19% 25% 25% 15% 20%
*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
Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say local property tax revenue has been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all) Significantly Encouraging 11% 8% 8% 8% 3% 2% 7%
Somewhat Encouraging 27% 27% 25% 31% 25% 28% 27%
Mixed Encouraging and Discouraging 16% 19% 27% 18% 20% 14% 19%
Somewhat Discouraging 6% 2% 1% 5% 2% 1% 3%
Significantly Discouraging 0% 5% 1% 9% 2% 3% 4%
Not a Factor 13% 21% 23% 11% 21% 32% 20%
Don't Know 27% 18% 16% 19% 26% 19% 20%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.