Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q31d. What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on the ability of Michigan's local governments to attract and retain talented public employees?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on the ability of Michigan's local governments to attract and retain talented public employees? Very Positive Impact 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Positive Impact 5% 7% 6% 5% 6%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 33% 35% 32% 34% 34%
Somewhat Negative Impact 35% 19% 28% 22% 21%
Very Negative Impact 3% 4% 6% 6% 5%
No Impact 24% 24% 26% 26% 24%
Don't Know 0% 11% 2% 7% 8%
*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
What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on the ability of Michigan's local governments to attract and retain talented public employees? Very Positive Impact 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1%
Somewhat Positive Impact 5% 6% 11% 10% 4% 6%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 36% 35% 35% 26% 32% 34%
Somewhat Negative Impact 23% 18% 26% 25% 26% 21%
Very Negative Impact 4% 4% 3% 7% 8% 5%
No Impact 22% 26% 21% 28% 29% 24%
Don't Know 10% 10% 2% 3% 1% 8%
*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
What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on the ability of Michigan's local governments to attract and retain talented public employees? Very Positive Impact 1% 2% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Positive Impact 5% 4% 8% 5% 6% 9% 6%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 35% 37% 37% 38% 30% 28% 34%
Somewhat Negative Impact 25% 26% 16% 20% 17% 25% 21%
Very Negative Impact 2% 3% 3% 6% 4% 8% 5%
No Impact 21% 21% 28% 18% 32% 24% 24%
Don't Know 11% 7% 6% 11% 11% 5% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.