Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q27b. 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 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 10% 16% 5% 11% 14%
2 32% 27% 19% 17% 24%
3 17% 19% 23% 22% 20%
4 9% 10% 13% 10% 10%
5 10% 8% 11% 12% 9%
6 11% 3% 10% 7% 5%
7 11% 5% 7% 6% 6%
8 0% 2% 6% 3% 3%
9 0% 1% 2% 6% 2%
10: Fiscal Crisis 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 0% 9% 3% 5% 7%
*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 13% 14% 17% 13% 11% 14%
2 20% 27% 24% 25% 30% 24%
3 19% 20% 22% 22% 18% 20%
4 11% 9% 12% 14% 9% 10%
5 11% 9% 5% 6% 9% 9%
6 4% 4% 4% 6% 10% 5%
7 5% 6% 8% 6% 6% 6%
8 4% 3% 3% 3% 3% 3%
9 4% 1% 1% 1% 0% 2%
10: Fiscal Crisis 1% 0% 0% 2% 3% 1%
Don't Know 9% 8% 4% 2% 2% 7%
*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 9% 14% 17% 12% 15% 13% 14%
2 16% 33% 22% 25% 23% 24% 24%
3 15% 19% 22% 21% 19% 21% 20%
4 17% 10% 9% 10% 7% 11% 10%
5 13% 9% 9% 7% 10% 6% 9%
6 4% 4% 4% 5% 5% 6% 5%
7 6% 4% 4% 5% 7% 8% 6%
8 4% 2% 3% 3% 2% 4% 3%
9 2% 1% 2% 2% 3% 0% 2%
10: Fiscal Crisis 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 13% 5% 7% 7% 9% 4% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.