Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q23c. To what extent do you agree or disagree that public perceptions of crime in your jurisdiction are contributing to a decline in residential population?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that public perceptions of crime in your jurisdiction are contributing to a decline in residential population? Strongly Agree 3% 2% 5% 3% 3%
Somewhat Agree 2% 4% 6% 6% 4%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 24% 14% 14% 11% 14%
Somewhat Disagree 31% 17% 12% 16% 17%
Strongly Disagree 36% 58% 60% 57% 57%
Don't Know 3% 5% 2% 6% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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 public perceptions of crime in your jurisdiction are contributing to a decline in residential population? Strongly Agree 2% 2% 5% 1% 8% 3%
Somewhat Agree 5% 3% 5% 4% 5% 4%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 14% 13% 16% 14% 18% 14%
Somewhat Disagree 16% 19% 13% 19% 17% 17%
Strongly Disagree 57% 59% 59% 59% 45% 57%
Don't Know 6% 4% 2% 2% 6% 5%
*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 public perceptions of crime in your jurisdiction are contributing to a decline in residential population? Strongly Agree 2% 2% 4% 1% 3% 4% 3%
Somewhat Agree 7% 4% 5% 4% 5% 2% 4%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 15% 13% 11% 15% 15% 16% 14%
Somewhat Disagree 20% 18% 17% 18% 22% 9% 17%
Strongly Disagree 53% 58% 57% 56% 50% 67% 57%
Don't Know 3% 5% 5% 5% 5% 2% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.