Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4i. 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 population of 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 population of your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 28% 17% 13% 22% 17%
No Change 46% 55% 65% 58% 57%
Somewhat Increased 19% 24% 20% 14% 21%
Greatly Increased 3% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 5% 3% 1% 3% 3%
*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 population of your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 23% 15% 11% 12% 14% 17%
No Change 59% 61% 53% 45% 40% 57%
Somewhat Increased 12% 21% 34% 41% 39% 21%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 4% 3% 1% 1% 4% 3%
*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 population of your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 2% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 29% 21% 10% 22% 18% 9% 17%
No Change 49% 56% 56% 59% 61% 57% 57%
Somewhat Increased 15% 18% 30% 13% 17% 32% 21%
Greatly Increased 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 3% 5% 4% 4% 2% 1% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.