Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4f. 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 the amount of state aid to your jurisdiction.

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 the amount of state aid to your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 3% 2% 7% 4% 3%
Somewhat Decreased 34% 14% 25% 30% 18%
No Change 34% 41% 30% 34% 38%
Somewhat Increased 25% 25% 37% 25% 27%
Greatly Increased 1% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 9% 0% 3% 7%
Don't Know 3% 8% 0% 4% 6%
*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 the amount of state aid to your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 3% 2% 2% 5% 7% 3%
Somewhat Decreased 21% 16% 19% 19% 19% 18%
No Change 39% 40% 38% 33% 33% 38%
Somewhat Increased 20% 29% 33% 36% 37% 27%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 8% 7% 6% 4% 1% 7%
Don't Know 9% 6% 1% 3% 2% 6%
*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 the amount of state aid to your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 2% 2% 2% 2% 4% 5% 3%
Somewhat Decreased 23% 18% 17% 22% 19% 14% 18%
No Change 31% 42% 36% 42% 35% 39% 38%
Somewhat Increased 25% 23% 30% 22% 28% 34% 27%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 7% 8% 8% 4% 9% 6% 7%
Don't Know 13% 7% 6% 8% 6% 1% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.