Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4i. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the population of your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the population of your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 1% 5% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 32% 23% 24% 32% 24%
No Change 45% 48% 55% 47% 49%
Somewhat Increased 20% 24% 18% 14% 21%
Greatly Increased 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 0% 4% 1% 3% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the population of your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 2% 1% 3% 1% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 31% 23% 18% 16% 16% 24%
No Change 49% 52% 43% 47% 45% 49%
Somewhat Increased 14% 21% 32% 35% 36% 21%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 1% 0% 2% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 4% 3% 4% 1% 0% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the population of your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 37% 25% 16% 32% 25% 17% 24%
No Change 45% 47% 53% 46% 46% 55% 49%
Somewhat Increased 14% 23% 25% 16% 22% 25% 21%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 3% 4% 4% 4% 4% 1% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.