Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q40. To what extent, if any, has the impact of property tax exemptions (not including tax abatements for economic development) on your jurisdiction's revenue been a topic of discussion among your local leadership within the last 12 months? (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
To what extent, if any, has the impact of property tax exemptions (not including tax abatements for economic development) on your jurisdiction's revenue been a topic of discussion among your local leadership within the last 12 months? (Among jurisdictions reporting the existence of at least one property-tax exempt organization or parcel within them) A Great Deal 14% 3% 11% 1% 5%
Somewhat 30% 16% 28% 20% 19%
Very Little 35% 39% 36% 37% 38%
Not at All 21% 36% 25% 42% 34%
Don't Know 0% 5% 0% 1% 3%
*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
To what extent, if any, has the impact of property tax exemptions (not including tax abatements for economic development) on your jurisdiction's revenue been a topic of discussion among your local leadership within the last 12 months? (Among jurisdictions reporting the existence of at least one property-tax exempt organization or parcel within them) A Great Deal 3% 3% 9% 11% 11% 5%
Somewhat 18% 18% 18% 25% 33% 19%
Very Little 41% 37% 32% 36% 35% 38%
Not at All 34% 39% 39% 25% 20% 34%
Don't Know 4% 3% 2% 2% 1% 3%
*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
To what extent, if any, has the impact of property tax exemptions (not including tax abatements for economic development) on your jurisdiction's revenue been a topic of discussion among your local leadership within the last 12 months? (Among jurisdictions reporting the existence of at least one property-tax exempt organization or parcel within them) A Great Deal 8% 6% 4% 2% 2% 8% 5%
Somewhat 24% 18% 17% 15% 21% 24% 19%
Very Little 38% 39% 38% 40% 42% 32% 38%
Not at All 26% 33% 37% 40% 32% 34% 34%
Don't Know 5% 3% 4% 2% 3% 3% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.