Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q22l. We're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging the use of hydraulic fracturing in jurisdictions across the state now or in the last few years. Whether or not your community currently has any fracking operations, to what degree would you say local property tax revenue has been encouraging or discouraging the use of fracking within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report fracking has 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 fracking operations, to what degree would you say local property tax revenue has been encouraging or discouraging the use of fracking within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report fracking has not been discussed at all) Significantly Encouraging 5% 5% 5% 3% 5%
Somewhat Encouraging 35% 26% 20% 28% 27%
Mixed Encouraging and Discouraging 17% 21% 22% 17% 20%
Somewhat Discouraging 8% 4% 5% 3% 4%
Significantly Discouraging 3% 2% 4% 8% 3%
Not a Factor 9% 16% 17% 8% 15%
Don't Know 23% 26% 28% 33% 26%
*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 fracking operations, to what degree would you say local property tax revenue has been encouraging or discouraging the use of fracking within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report fracking has not been discussed at all) Significantly Encouraging 7% 3% 4% 4% 3% 5%
Somewhat Encouraging 24% 26% 32% 21% 39% 27%
Mixed Encouraging and Discouraging 19% 22% 24% 15% 17% 20%
Somewhat Discouraging 8% 2% 7% 2% 3% 4%
Significantly Discouraging 5% 2% 0% 0% 3% 3%
Not a Factor 14% 16% 11% 22% 16% 15%
Don't Know 24% 29% 22% 35% 19% 26%
*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 fracking operations, to what degree would you say local property tax revenue has been encouraging or discouraging the use of fracking within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report fracking has not been discussed at all) Significantly Encouraging 8% 10% 4% 1% 0% 2% 5%
Somewhat Encouraging 34% 29% 26% 24% 26% 25% 27%
Mixed Encouraging and Discouraging 22% 23% 20% 19% 20% 17% 20%
Somewhat Discouraging 0% 5% 3% 9% 4% 1% 4%
Significantly Discouraging 0% 2% 3% 8% 0% 1% 3%
Not a Factor 9% 13% 19% 6% 15% 23% 15%
Don't Know 27% 18% 25% 32% 35% 31% 26%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.