Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2012 Data Tables

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Q35: Would you say you agree or disagree that the system for funding local governments in Michigan needs significant reform?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Would you say you agree or disagree that the system for funding local governments in Michigan needs significant reform? Strongly Agree 45% 12% 54% 34% 23%
Somewhat Agree 33% 36% 29% 34% 35%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 16% 26% 8% 12% 21%
Somewhat Disagree 5% 11% 5% 11% 10%
Strongly Disagree 1% 7% 3% 4% 6%
Don't Know 0% 8% 1% 6% 6%
*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
Would you say you agree or disagree that the system for funding local governments in Michigan needs significant reform? Strongly Agree 18% 19% 29% 35% 51% 23%
Somewhat Agree 34% 37% 32% 35% 26% 35%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 23% 22% 19% 15% 13% 21%
Somewhat Disagree 11% 10% 12% 7% 5% 10%
Strongly Disagree 6% 6% 5% 7% 5% 6%
Don't Know 9% 6% 3% 1% 0% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  MI regions based on State of the State Survey Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Would you say you agree or disagree that the system for funding local governments in Michigan needs significant reform? Strongly Agree 27% 17% 22% 17% 22% 33% 23%
Somewhat Agree 36% 32% 36% 32% 34% 37% 35%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 20% 27% 22% 24% 20% 13% 21%
Somewhat Disagree 6% 10% 11% 13% 10% 9% 10%
Strongly Disagree 4% 5% 5% 6% 7% 5% 6%
Don't Know 8% 8% 4% 9% 6% 2% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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