Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q24d. We’re interested in getting a sense of local officials’ views on their local county road commissions or county road departments (where road commission duties have been transferred to the county). Thinking about how the county road commission or road department interacts with your jurisdiction in particular, to what extent do you agree or disagree that your county’s matching requirements for our local road funding are generally fair?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about how the county road commission or road department interacts with your jurisdiction in particular, to what extent do you agree or disagree that your county’s matching requirements for our local road funding are generally fair? Strongly Agree 30% 19% 8% 5% 16%
Somewhat Agree 35% 36% 32% 26% 34%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 13% 13% 18% 22% 15%
Somewhat Disagree 4% 12% 8% 10% 11%
Strongly Disagree 0% 13% 5% 3% 10%
Not Applicable 8% 3% 14% 18% 7%
Don't Know 11% 5% 15% 16% 8%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking about how the county road commission or road department interacts with your jurisdiction in particular, to what extent do you agree or disagree that your county’s matching requirements for our local road funding are generally fair? Strongly Agree 14% 16% 17% 21% 19% 16%
Somewhat Agree 32% 34% 35% 33% 40% 34%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 15% 16% 14% 13% 11% 15%
Somewhat Disagree 12% 12% 8% 10% 4% 11%
Strongly Disagree 10% 10% 12% 9% 5% 10%
Not Applicable 8% 6% 5% 7% 5% 7%
Don't Know 9% 6% 9% 7% 15% 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
Thinking about how the county road commission or road department interacts with your jurisdiction in particular, to what extent do you agree or disagree that your county’s matching requirements for our local road funding are generally fair? Strongly Agree 14% 18% 17% 17% 14% 13% 16%
Somewhat Agree 32% 31% 32% 39% 30% 37% 34%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 14% 15% 17% 16% 18% 10% 15%
Somewhat Disagree 15% 12% 9% 8% 12% 12% 11%
Strongly Disagree 14% 12% 8% 6% 11% 9% 10%
Not Applicable 3% 6% 9% 4% 7% 9% 7%
Don't Know 8% 5% 7% 9% 9% 9% 8%