Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2014 Data Tables

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Q20. Have there been any problems or controversies regarding private roads in your community? (Among those jurisdictions that report having one or more private roads)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Have there been any problems or controversies regarding private roads in your community? (Among those jurisdictions that report having one or more private roads) Yes 31% 35% 30% 34% 34%
No 40% 57% 65% 64% 58%
Don't Know 28% 8% 6% 2% 8%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Have there been any problems or controversies regarding private roads in your community? (Among those jurisdictions that report having one or more private roads) Yes 30% 35% 36% 40% 28% 34%
No 63% 58% 56% 52% 49% 58%
Don't Know 7% 7% 7% 8% 22% 8%

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
Have there been any problems or controversies regarding private roads in your community? (Among those jurisdictions that report having one or more private roads) Yes 28% 35% 32% 34% 29% 41% 34%
No 59% 60% 60% 55% 61% 52% 58%
Don't Know 14% 5% 8% 10% 10% 7% 8%