Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q36b. 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 as you expect it to be five years from now?

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 as you expect it to be five years from now? 1: Perfect Fiscal Health 6% 15% 6% 8% 12%
2 17% 23% 17% 14% 21%
3 34% 18% 21% 12% 18%
4 8% 10% 12% 13% 11%
5 8% 9% 11% 12% 10%
6 13% 5% 7% 15% 7%
7 3% 4% 8% 5% 5%
8 3% 3% 6% 7% 4%
9 0% 2% 2% 1% 2%
10: Fiscal Crisis 1% 0% 1% 3% 1%
Don't Know 6% 11% 9% 11% 11%
*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 as you expect it to be five years from now? 1: Perfect Fiscal Health 12% 14% 9% 12% 8% 12%
2 18% 22% 21% 27% 24% 21%
3 13% 18% 21% 26% 32% 18%
4 10% 12% 10% 13% 7% 11%
5 12% 9% 8% 6% 8% 10%
6 10% 4% 6% 6% 9% 7%
7 5% 4% 11% 2% 4% 5%
8 4% 4% 5% 2% 4% 4%
9 2% 2% 3% 0% 0% 2%
10: Fiscal Crisis 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1%
Don't Know 14% 10% 7% 5% 4% 11%
*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 as you expect it to be five years from now? 1: Perfect Fiscal Health 8% 14% 15% 10% 11% 13% 12%
2 15% 23% 18% 19% 22% 25% 21%
3 18% 14% 21% 14% 18% 21% 18%
4 10% 11% 13% 14% 8% 8% 11%
5 15% 10% 10% 8% 9% 7% 10%
6 8% 7% 6% 6% 8% 7% 7%
7 6% 3% 4% 6% 5% 5% 5%
8 3% 3% 3% 7% 4% 5% 4%
9 1% 2% 1% 3% 3% 1% 2%
10: Fiscal Crisis 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 15% 12% 9% 12% 11% 7% 11%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.