Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4d. 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 ability to repay its 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 ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 8% 2% 6% 6% 4%
No Change 63% 59% 67% 71% 62%
Somewhat Increased 22% 10% 22% 14% 13%
Greatly Increased 2% 2% 2% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 4% 26% 2% 7% 19%
Don't Know 2% 1% 0% 1% 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 ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 4% 5% 2% 2% 4%
No Change 64% 57% 66% 68% 68% 62%
Somewhat Increased 9% 14% 14% 18% 23% 13%
Greatly Increased 1% 2% 2% 6% 2% 2%
Not Applicable 22% 23% 12% 6% 3% 19%
Don't Know 1% 0% 1% 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 ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 6% 2% 4% 6% 4% 2% 4%
No Change 62% 64% 59% 59% 59% 68% 62%
Somewhat Increased 14% 10% 12% 11% 14% 16% 13%
Greatly Increased 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 18% 22% 24% 20% 20% 9% 19%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.