Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4a. Comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether — in your opinion — there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year to revenue from property taxes.

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 revenue from property taxes for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 2% 8% 4% 3%
Somewhat Decreased 30% 33% 40% 41% 35%
No Change 9% 27% 16% 27% 25%
Somewhat Increased 59% 35% 36% 25% 35%
Greatly Increased 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 2% 2% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in revenue from property taxes for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 3% 2% 2% 7% 2% 3%
Somewhat Decreased 36% 38% 26% 28% 30% 35%
No Change 27% 25% 32% 13% 7% 25%
Somewhat Increased 29% 32% 40% 51% 61% 35%
Greatly Increased 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 3% 1% 0% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in revenue from property taxes for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 4% 3% 1% 2% 3% 6% 3%
Somewhat Decreased 34% 48% 30% 37% 34% 26% 35%
No Change 26% 19% 32% 21% 29% 22% 25%
Somewhat Increased 33% 28% 35% 35% 31% 46% 35%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 0% 1%
Not Applicable 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 3% 2% 1% 3% 3% 0% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.