Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4k. 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 infrastructure needs for 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 infrastructure needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 2% 4% 3% 2%
No Change 16% 46% 16% 32% 38%
Somewhat Increased 59% 32% 50% 40% 37%
Greatly Increased 22% 13% 31% 21% 17%
Not Applicable 0% 4% 0% 2% 3%
Don't Know 3% 4% 0% 2% 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 infrastructure needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 3% 1% 3% 0% 2%
No Change 46% 38% 36% 20% 17% 38%
Somewhat Increased 31% 39% 35% 50% 48% 37%
Greatly Increased 12% 15% 26% 26% 34% 17%
Not Applicable 5% 1% 2% 0% 0% 3%
Don't Know 4% 3% 1% 1% 1% 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 infrastructure needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 3% 1% 1% 1% 3% 2%
No Change 39% 42% 37% 44% 34% 33% 38%
Somewhat Increased 29% 36% 41% 36% 38% 38% 37%
Greatly Increased 18% 13% 15% 12% 22% 23% 17%
Not Applicable 7% 2% 3% 3% 1% 1% 3%
Don't Know 2% 4% 2% 4% 3% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.