Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4g. 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 tax delinquencies in 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 number of tax delinquencies in your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 33% 14% 16% 12% 15%
No Change 41% 53% 61% 53% 54%
Somewhat Increased 21% 21% 19% 24% 21%
Greatly Increased 4% 1% 1% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Don't Know 2% 9% 2% 6% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the number of tax delinquencies in your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 12% 12% 15% 31% 31% 15%
No Change 52% 56% 59% 47% 58% 54%
Somewhat Increased 23% 24% 18% 15% 7% 21%
Greatly Increased 3% 0% 3% 1% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Don't Know 10% 6% 4% 5% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the number of tax delinquencies in your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 6% 14% 13% 13% 16% 24% 15%
No Change 45% 49% 64% 54% 50% 56% 54%
Somewhat Increased 35% 24% 16% 25% 22% 13% 21%
Greatly Increased 3% 2% 0% 1% 3% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 9% 9% 7% 7% 7% 4% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.