Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q24g. 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, overall, you're satisfied with the performance of your county road commission/road department?

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, overall, you're satisfied with the performance of your county road commission/road department? Strongly Agree 50% 37% 20% 28% 34%
Somewhat Agree 25% 32% 41% 28% 33%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 9% 14% 12% 19% 14%
Somewhat Disagree 6% 10% 13% 11% 10%
Strongly Disagree 6% 7% 6% 6% 7%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 3% 2% 1%
Don't Know 2% 1% 4% 6% 2%

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, overall, you're satisfied with the performance of your county road commission/road department? Strongly Agree 31% 35% 35% 34% 42% 34%
Somewhat Agree 33% 33% 36% 28% 25% 33%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 16% 14% 12% 11% 11% 14%
Somewhat Disagree 9% 11% 8% 13% 11% 10%
Strongly Disagree 8% 5% 5% 10% 6% 7%
Not Applicable 1% 0% 2% 2% 2% 1%
Don't Know 2% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2%

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, overall, you're satisfied with the performance of your county road commission/road department? Strongly Agree 28% 44% 35% 37% 27% 29% 34%
Somewhat Agree 36% 31% 34% 32% 30% 32% 33%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 14% 12% 14% 14% 18% 13% 14%
Somewhat Disagree 10% 6% 7% 8% 15% 15% 10%
Strongly Disagree 9% 5% 7% 5% 7% 7% 7%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 2% 1%
Don't Know 3% 1% 2% 3% 2% 2% 2%