Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2015 Data Tables

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Q2. During the next twelve months, do you think your community will have good times financially, or bad times?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
During the next twelve months, do you think your community will have good times financially, or bad times? Good Times 52% 44% 55% 40% 46%
Bad Times 11% 9% 13% 18% 11%
Neither 27% 33% 24% 28% 30%
Don't Know 10% 14% 8% 15% 13%
*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
During the next twelve months, do you think your community will have good times financially, or bad times? Good Times 35% 45% 64% 62% 72% 46%
Bad Times 14% 11% 7% 7% 2% 11%
Neither 35% 31% 21% 24% 21% 30%
Don't Know 16% 13% 8% 7% 5% 13%
*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
During the next twelve months, do you think your community will have good times financially, or bad times? Good Times 31% 43% 50% 40% 46% 58% 46%
Bad Times 23% 14% 7% 9% 12% 6% 11%
Neither 30% 29% 32% 35% 28% 27% 30%
Don't Know 16% 13% 11% 16% 13% 9% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.