Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2017 Data Tables

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Q20e. To what extent do you agree or disagree that your jurisdiction lacks the necessary expertise to develop a Master Plan? (Among cities, townships, and villages which do not have any Master Plan)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that your jurisdiction lacks the necessary expertise to develop a Master Plan? (Among cities, townships, and villages which do not have any Master Plan) Strongly Agree * 23% 0% 39% 25%
Somewhat Agree * 27% 39% 29% 28%
Neither Agree nor Disagree * 29% 37% 5% 25%
Somewhat Disagree * 7% 10% 5% 7%
Strongly Disagree * 7% 14% 13% 8%
Don't Know * 7% 0% 9% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


*Counties were not asked this question

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 your jurisdiction lacks the necessary expertise to develop a Master Plan? (Among cities, townships, and villages which do not have any Master Plan) Strongly Agree 26% 21% 0% ** ** 25%
Somewhat Agree 29% 21% 100% ** ** 28%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 26% 24% 0% ** ** 25%
Somewhat Disagree 4% 17% 0% ** ** 7%
Strongly Disagree 8% 11% 0% ** ** 8%
Don't Know 7% 7% 0% ** ** 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**No cities, townships, or villages with population over 10,000 reported having no Master Plan, and therefore no such jurisdictions are included in this table

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 lacks the necessary expertise to develop a Master Plan? (Among cities, townships, and villages which do not have any Master Plan) Strongly Agree 32% 19% 34% 21% 8% 0% 25%
Somewhat Agree 32% 31% 22% 29% 28% 47% 28%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 13% 31% 29% 23% 36% 0% 25%
Somewhat Disagree 6% 8% 6% 8% 8% 0% 7%
Strongly Disagree 13% 4% 6% 7% 13% 0% 8%
Don't Know 3% 8% 3% 12% 7% 53% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.