Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2016 Data Tables

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Q22b. To what extent do you agree or disagree that some of your best engagement with citizens happens informally around the community (such as at the grocery store or in a restaurant, etc.)?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that some of your best engagement with citizens happens informally around the community (such as at the grocery store or in a restaurant, etc.)? Strongly Agree 22% 27% 28% 27% 27%
Somewhat Agree 50% 47% 49% 45% 47%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 19% 18% 14% 20% 17%
Somewhat Disagree 2% 4% 7% 3% 4%
Strongly Disagree 2% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 5% 3% 2% 5% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent do you agree or disagree that some of your best engagement with citizens happens informally around the community (such as at the grocery store or in a restaurant, etc.)? Strongly Agree 26% 28% 35% 26% 16% 27%
Somewhat Agree 50% 45% 43% 48% 50% 47%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 19% 17% 12% 17% 22% 17%
Somewhat Disagree 2% 6% 6% 8% 5% 4%
Strongly Disagree 0% 2% 0% 1% 3% 1%
Don't Know 3% 3% 4% 0% 4% 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 some of your best engagement with citizens happens informally around the community (such as at the grocery store or in a restaurant, etc.)? Strongly Agree 32% 24% 36% 21% 25% 25% 27%
Somewhat Agree 49% 49% 41% 51% 49% 45% 47%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 14% 18% 14% 20% 18% 19% 17%
Somewhat Disagree 2% 5% 4% 4% 4% 7% 4%
Strongly Disagree 0% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 3% 2% 4% 3% 3% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.