Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q38b. Approximately how much do the property-tax exempt organizations or parcels in your jurisdiction represent of your jurisdiction's total potential tax revenues? (Among jurisdictions reporting the existence of at least one property-tax exempt organization or parcel within them)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Approximately how much do the property-tax exempt organizations or parcels in your jurisdiction represent of your jurisdiction's total potential tax revenues? (Among jurisdictions reporting the existence of at least one property-tax exempt organization or parcel within them) A Significant Amount 20% 9% 16% 3% 10%
A Moderate Amount 39% 21% 45% 44% 29%
An Insignificant Amount 25% 53% 34% 50% 48%
Don't Know 15% 17% 5% 3% 13%
*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
Approximately how much do the property-tax exempt organizations or parcels in your jurisdiction represent of your jurisdiction's total potential tax revenues? (Among jurisdictions reporting the existence of at least one property-tax exempt organization or parcel within them) A Significant Amount 11% 6% 15% 14% 16% 10%
A Moderate Amount 29% 27% 27% 33% 39% 29%
An Insignificant Amount 45% 56% 43% 43% 34% 48%
Don't Know 15% 10% 15% 10% 11% 13%
*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
Approximately how much do the property-tax exempt organizations or parcels in your jurisdiction represent of your jurisdiction's total potential tax revenues? (Among jurisdictions reporting the existence of at least one property-tax exempt organization or parcel within them) A Significant Amount 21% 14% 8% 5% 8% 9% 10%
A Moderate Amount 38% 33% 29% 21% 26% 30% 29%
An Insignificant Amount 26% 39% 50% 61% 56% 50% 48%
Don't Know 15% 13% 14% 13% 10% 12% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.