Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q25h. Next, we want to ask about a range of potential sources of energy. Although these issues can be complex and may have various costs and benefits, in general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing the use of wind power on land in Michigan?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing the use of wind power on land in Michigan? Strongly Support 21% 33% 31% 40% 33%
Somewhat Support 68% 44% 53% 41% 46%
Somewhat Oppose 11% 11% 9% 10% 11%
Strongly Oppose 0% 6% 2% 4% 5%
Don't Know 0% 6% 4% 4% 5%
*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
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing the use of wind power on land in Michigan? Strongly Support 37% 33% 28% 27% 26% 33%
Somewhat Support 40% 48% 47% 57% 57% 46%
Somewhat Oppose 13% 9% 13% 5% 13% 11%
Strongly Oppose 6% 5% 5% 7% 1% 5%
Don't Know 5% 5% 6% 3% 4% 5%
*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
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing the use of wind power on land in Michigan? Strongly Support 37% 33% 38% 26% 39% 28% 33%
Somewhat Support 44% 45% 44% 45% 49% 49% 46%
Somewhat Oppose 10% 11% 10% 17% 6% 10% 11%
Strongly Oppose 5% 5% 6% 7% 3% 5% 5%
Don't Know 5% 6% 2% 6% 4% 8% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.