Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2014 Data Tables

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Q27a. Thinking about the overall fiscal health of your jurisdiction today and what you expect it to be down the road — including any future financial obligations it may have — 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 8% 21% 6% 9% 17%
2 19% 26% 12% 14% 22%
3 25% 22% 19% 27% 22%
4 17% 9% 21% 10% 11%
5 9% 10% 16% 19% 12%
6 11% 3% 12% 9% 5%
7 8% 5% 7% 6% 5%
8 3% 2% 5% 3% 3%
9 0% 0% 2% 0% 1%
10: Fiscal Crisis 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Don't Know 0% 3% 0% 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 15% 19% 17% 15% 12% 17%
2 21% 24% 20% 18% 19% 22%
3 24% 22% 14% 23% 25% 22%
4 9% 11% 17% 12% 16% 11%
5 14% 10% 16% 10% 10% 12%
6 5% 4% 6% 8% 7% 5%
7 5% 5% 5% 11% 6% 5%
8 4% 3% 1% 1% 3% 3%
9 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
10: Fiscal Crisis 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Don't Know 2% 2% 3% 1% 0% 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% 19% 15% 19% 17% 17%
2 18% 26% 22% 24% 19% 20% 22%
3 21% 25% 26% 24% 19% 18% 22%
4 12% 12% 10% 10% 12% 11% 11%
5 16% 11% 9% 10% 13% 15% 12%
6 10% 3% 5% 3% 5% 7% 5%
7 3% 4% 4% 5% 7% 8% 5%
8 5% 3% 1% 5% 2% 2% 3%
9 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
10: Fiscal Crisis 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 2% 0% 3% 3% 3% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.