Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q36a. On a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is "perfect fiscal health" and 10 is "fiscal crisis," how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal health today?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
On a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is "perfect fiscal health" and 10 is "fiscal crisis," how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal health today? 1: Perfect Fiscal Health 6% 20% 2% 8% 15%
2 14% 26% 13% 10% 21%
3 28% 21% 20% 22% 21%
4 15% 9% 19% 14% 11%
5 17% 11% 19% 20% 14%
6 5% 4% 12% 12% 7%
7 1% 3% 8% 8% 4%
8 9% 2% 5% 3% 3%
9 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
10: Fiscal Crisis 1% 0% 2% 0% 1%
Don't Know 2% 2% 1% 2% 2%
*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
On a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is "perfect fiscal health" and 10 is "fiscal crisis," how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal health today? 1: Perfect Fiscal Health 16% 17% 9% 13% 6% 15%
2 18% 24% 22% 27% 14% 21%
3 18% 22% 23% 24% 27% 21%
4 9% 12% 16% 15% 19% 11%
5 17% 11% 9% 11% 17% 14%
6 7% 6% 9% 6% 3% 7%
7 6% 3% 6% 2% 5% 4%
8 4% 2% 4% 0% 4% 3%
9 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1%
10: Fiscal Crisis 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 3% 2% 2% 0% 1% 2%
*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
On a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is "perfect fiscal health" and 10 is "fiscal crisis," how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal health today? 1: Perfect Fiscal Health 13% 16% 18% 14% 16% 12% 15%
2 19% 25% 19% 22% 22% 20% 21%
3 20% 22% 25% 16% 17% 26% 21%
4 10% 10% 16% 8% 12% 13% 11%
5 18% 13% 11% 15% 15% 12% 14%
6 10% 5% 4% 8% 5% 8% 7%
7 3% 3% 4% 7% 5% 4% 4%
8 3% 4% 3% 5% 2% 2% 3%
9 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1%
10: Fiscal Crisis 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 2% 1%
Don't Know 1% 3% 0% 3% 5% 0% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.