Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q29. Finally, we would like your opinions on some issues related to municipal bankruptcies. This past summer, the City of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. How closely are you following issues surrounding Detroit's bankruptcy filing?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How closely are you following issues surrounding Detroit's bankruptcy filing? Very Closely 28% 10% 32% 13% 14%
Somewhat Closely 50% 44% 51% 45% 45%
Not Very Closely 20% 37% 16% 33% 32%
Not at All 2% 9% 1% 8% 7%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
*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
How closely are you following issues surrounding Detroit's bankruptcy filing? Very Closely 9% 10% 22% 27% 44% 14%
Somewhat Closely 43% 46% 49% 53% 43% 45%
Not Very Closely 37% 36% 25% 17% 11% 32%
Not at All 10% 7% 4% 3% 1% 7%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1%
*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
How closely are you following issues surrounding Detroit's bankruptcy filing? Very Closely 12% 9% 10% 12% 11% 30% 14%
Somewhat Closely 44% 48% 45% 45% 41% 47% 45%
Not Very Closely 31% 35% 34% 36% 37% 20% 32%
Not at All 12% 8% 10% 7% 8% 2% 7%
Don't Know 1% 0% 1% 1% 2% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.