Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4i. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in 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% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 21% 15% 14% 18% 15%
No Change 51% 56% 62% 63% 58%
Somewhat Increased 27% 24% 22% 15% 23%
Greatly Increased 1% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 0% 4% 2% 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 population of your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 19% 14% 12% 7% 14% 15%
No Change 60% 62% 53% 49% 37% 58%
Somewhat Increased 15% 20% 33% 43% 46% 23%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 5% 3% 2% 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 population of your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 2% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 27% 18% 9% 20% 15% 9% 15%
No Change 52% 56% 60% 61% 57% 58% 58%
Somewhat Increased 17% 21% 29% 13% 22% 31% 23%
Greatly Increased 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 1% 5% 3% 4% 4% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.