Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2015 Data Tables

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Q12a. Thinking about the primary service delivery arrangement in your jurisdiction for fire services, do you think your jurisdiction pays too much, about the right amount, or not enough of the total costs of services provided, or does your jurisdiction not share service delivery for fire services?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the primary service delivery arrangement in your jurisdiction for fire services, do you think your jurisdiction pays too much, about the right amount, or not enough of the total costs of services provided, or does your jurisdiction not share service delivery for fire services? Your jurisdiction does not share service delivery ** 20% 34% 19% 22%
Your jurisdiction pays too much ** 10% 7% 9% 9%
Your jurisdiction pays about the right amount ** 63% 55% 53% 61%
Your jurisdiction does not pay enough ** 2% 3% 1% 2%
Don't Know ** 5% 2% 19% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**Counties were not asked questions about fire services

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking about the primary service delivery arrangement in your jurisdiction for fire services, do you think your jurisdiction pays too much, about the right amount, or not enough of the total costs of services provided, or does your jurisdiction not share service delivery for fire services? Your jurisdiction does not share service delivery 16% 19% 30% 46% 51% 22%
Your jurisdiction pays too much 8% 11% 10% 8% 6% 9%
Your jurisdiction pays about the right amount 64% 64% 54% 41% 43% 61%
Your jurisdiction does not pay enough 2% 1% 2% 3% 0% 2%
Don't Know 11% 4% 4% 2% 0% 7%
*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
Thinking about the primary service delivery arrangement in your jurisdiction for fire services, do you think your jurisdiction pays too much, about the right amount, or not enough of the total costs of services provided, or does your jurisdiction not share service delivery for fire services? Your jurisdiction does not share service delivery 28% 19% 21% 11% 22% 32% 22%
Your jurisdiction pays too much 8% 10% 7% 10% 12% 8% 9%
Your jurisdiction pays about the right amount 59% 62% 64% 68% 56% 54% 61%
Your jurisdiction does not pay enough 2% 5% 0% 1% 1% 2% 2%
Don't Know 4% 5% 8% 9% 10% 3% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.