Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q30d. 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 Detroit's filing will make bankruptcies more likely among other struggling Michigan local governments?

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 Detroit's filing will make bankruptcies more likely among other struggling Michigan local governments? Strongly Agree 7% 8% 7% 5% 7%
Somewhat Agree 27% 33% 36% 38% 34%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 35% 27% 29% 30% 28%
Somewhat Disagree 14% 11% 18% 11% 13%
Strongly Disagree 10% 3% 6% 4% 4%
Don't Know 6% 17% 4% 12% 14%
*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 Detroit's filing will make bankruptcies more likely among other struggling Michigan local governments? Strongly Agree 9% 6% 9% 11% 3% 7%
Somewhat Agree 33% 35% 36% 35% 31% 34%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 30% 27% 25% 21% 36% 28%
Somewhat Disagree 9% 13% 15% 22% 18% 13%
Strongly Disagree 3% 4% 5% 4% 8% 4%
Don't Know 16% 15% 10% 8% 3% 14%
*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 Detroit's filing will make bankruptcies more likely among other struggling Michigan local governments? Strongly Agree 9% 9% 5% 8% 6% 8% 7%
Somewhat Agree 29% 34% 31% 38% 35% 37% 34%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 27% 29% 31% 30% 28% 23% 28%
Somewhat Disagree 11% 12% 15% 9% 12% 16% 13%
Strongly Disagree 5% 3% 6% 3% 4% 5% 4%
Don't Know 19% 13% 12% 14% 15% 12% 14%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.