Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q30b. We're interested in local officials' views on issues related to Detroit's bankruptcy filing. Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree that bankruptcy will help Detroit restructure and cut costs, and therefore be in a better long term financial position?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree that bankruptcy will help Detroit restructure and cut costs, and therefore be in a better long term financial position? Strongly Agree 34% 21% 41% 23% 25%
Somewhat Agree 37% 31% 38% 31% 32%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 17% 17% 9% 20% 16%
Somewhat Disagree 6% 9% 5% 8% 8%
Strongly Disagree 2% 4% 3% 5% 4%
Don't Know 5% 18% 5% 14% 15%
*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
Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree that bankruptcy will help Detroit restructure and cut costs, and therefore be in a better long term financial position? Strongly Agree 18% 22% 41% 38% 45% 25%
Somewhat Agree 29% 35% 31% 35% 38% 32%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 19% 16% 12% 9% 9% 16%
Somewhat Disagree 10% 7% 6% 7% 4% 8%
Strongly Disagree 6% 3% 2% 3% 2% 4%
Don't Know 18% 17% 9% 8% 2% 15%
*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
Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree that bankruptcy will help Detroit restructure and cut costs, and therefore be in a better long term financial position? Strongly Agree 17% 21% 25% 15% 28% 41% 25%
Somewhat Agree 29% 34% 33% 35% 28% 32% 32%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 19% 18% 15% 19% 16% 11% 16%
Somewhat Disagree 10% 7% 7% 10% 8% 5% 8%
Strongly Disagree 5% 3% 6% 4% 4% 2% 4%
Don't Know 20% 17% 14% 17% 16% 9% 15%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.