Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2016 Data Tables

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Q16b. If your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local revenues — including options that may not be available currently — would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing a local income tax?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
If your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local revenues — including options that may not be available currently — would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing a local income tax? Strongly Support 3% 1% 11% 2% 3%
Somewhat Support 26% 5% 17% 10% 9%
Neither Support nor Oppose 14% 23% 24% 26% 23%
Somewhat Oppose 22% 22% 21% 21% 22%
Strongly Oppose 29% 42% 23% 33% 37%
Don't Know 6% 7% 4% 8% 7%
*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
If your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local revenues — including options that may not be available currently — would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing a local income tax? Strongly Support 1% 2% 6% 5% 10% 3%
Somewhat Support 6% 8% 11% 16% 15% 9%
Neither Support nor Oppose 24% 24% 23% 20% 18% 23%
Somewhat Oppose 22% 22% 15% 29% 18% 22%
Strongly Oppose 39% 38% 38% 26% 32% 37%
Don't Know 8% 6% 7% 3% 7% 7%
*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
If your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local revenues — including options that may not be available currently — would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing a local income tax? Strongly Support 1% 1% 5% 3% 3% 2% 3%
Somewhat Support 11% 5% 7% 11% 11% 9% 9%
Neither Support nor Oppose 19% 26% 19% 26% 22% 25% 23%
Somewhat Oppose 33% 19% 21% 19% 21% 21% 22%
Strongly Oppose 33% 42% 39% 35% 37% 36% 37%
Don't Know 3% 7% 10% 7% 6% 5% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.