Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4d. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's ability to repay its 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 ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 2% 6% 10% 4%
No Change 50% 52% 65% 61% 56%
Somewhat Increased 29% 13% 24% 16% 16%
Greatly Increased 6% 2% 4% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 9% 29% 0% 9% 21%
Don't Know 2% 1% 0% 3% 1%
*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 ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 3% 4% 4% 1% 4%
No Change 53% 56% 65% 55% 50% 56%
Somewhat Increased 10% 15% 19% 29% 37% 16%
Greatly Increased 1% 2% 2% 5% 4% 2%
Not Applicable 29% 22% 9% 5% 7% 21%
Don't Know 2% 1% 2% 2% 0% 1%
*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 ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 4% 3% 5% 5% 2% 4%
No Change 61% 49% 59% 54% 53% 58% 56%
Somewhat Increased 11% 14% 12% 13% 18% 24% 16%
Greatly Increased 2% 3% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2%
Not Applicable 20% 30% 20% 24% 19% 12% 21%
Don't Know 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.