Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4c. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's amount of debt?

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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 4% 1% 1% 2% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 34% 14% 30% 23% 18%
No Change 34% 48% 42% 42% 45%
Somewhat Increased 17% 8% 21% 22% 12%
Greatly Increased 1% 2% 4% 4% 3%
Not Applicable 7% 25% 0% 6% 18%
Don't Know 3% 2% 0% 2% 2%
*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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 2% 1% 3% 1% 3% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 14% 16% 24% 34% 39% 18%
No Change 47% 46% 46% 43% 34% 45%
Somewhat Increased 11% 12% 16% 12% 15% 12%
Greatly Increased 1% 4% 2% 5% 4% 3%
Not Applicable 24% 20% 8% 4% 5% 18%
Don't Know 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2%
*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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 19% 11% 19% 17% 17% 27% 18%
No Change 47% 49% 42% 45% 50% 41% 45%
Somewhat Increased 13% 8% 16% 11% 11% 15% 12%
Greatly Increased 1% 3% 2% 3% 4% 4% 3%
Not Applicable 18% 25% 18% 21% 16% 11% 18%
Don't Know 0% 2% 2% 1% 2% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.