Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q13a. To what extent do you agree or disagree that your jurisdiction has enough funding to meet its current fire protection needs?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that your jurisdiction has enough funding to meet its current fire protection needs? Strongly Agree ** 38% 26% 24% 34%
Somewhat Agree ** 30% 38% 28% 31%
Neither Agree nor Disagree ** 12% 8% 13% 11%
Somewhat Disagree ** 12% 18% 11% 13%
Strongly Disagree ** 6% 9% 8% 7%
Don't Know ** 2% 1% 15% 3%
*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
To what extent do you agree or disagree that your jurisdiction has enough funding to meet its current fire protection needs? Strongly Agree 30% 40% 32% 34% 32% 34%
Somewhat Agree 29% 31% 34% 35% 31% 31%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 13% 11% 10% 10% 2% 11%
Somewhat Disagree 13% 11% 14% 13% 23% 13%
Strongly Disagree 8% 5% 8% 8% 13% 7%
Don't Know 7% 1% 3% 0% 0% 3%
*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
To what extent do you agree or disagree that your jurisdiction has enough funding to meet its current fire protection needs? Strongly Agree 37% 35% 34% 36% 31% 34% 34%
Somewhat Agree 30% 30% 34% 29% 29% 33% 31%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 10% 12% 12% 10% 12% 11% 11%
Somewhat Disagree 11% 13% 9% 16% 13% 13% 13%
Strongly Disagree 9% 7% 6% 4% 9% 8% 7%
Don't Know 3% 2% 4% 4% 6% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.