Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4c. 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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt.

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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 2% 1% 2% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 39% 14% 30% 33% 20%
No Change 44% 52% 44% 43% 49%
Somewhat Increased 8% 7% 21% 12% 10%
Greatly Increased 2% 2% 3% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 4% 23% 0% 5% 16%
Don't Know 2% 1% 0% 3% 1%
*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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 3% 1% 3% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 19% 17% 18% 31% 36% 20%
No Change 49% 48% 51% 48% 48% 49%
Somewhat Increased 8% 10% 12% 13% 11% 10%
Greatly Increased 2% 3% 4% 2% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 19% 20% 11% 5% 2% 16%
Don't Know 2% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
*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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 20% 21% 17% 16% 18% 27% 20%
No Change 51% 49% 48% 50% 50% 47% 49%
Somewhat Increased 11% 6% 10% 9% 10% 13% 10%
Greatly Increased 3% 2% 2% 2% 2% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 13% 21% 20% 18% 16% 8% 16%
Don't Know 2% 0% 1% 2% 2% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.