Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q19g. To what extent – if any – is affordability / delinquency on water bills currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that provide drinking water only through individual private wells)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent – if any – is affordability / delinquency on water bills currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that provide drinking water only through individual private wells) A Significant Problem ** 2% 4% 6% 3%
Somewhat of a Problem ** 14% 37% 32% 23%
Not Much of a Problem ** 32% 42% 41% 37%
Not a Problem at All ** 33% 16% 16% 25%
Don't Know ** 20% 1% 5% 12%
*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
To what extent – if any – is affordability / delinquency on water bills currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that provide drinking water only through individual private wells) A Significant Problem 5% 3% 3% 2% 0% 3%
Somewhat of a Problem 27% 21% 19% 26% 28% 23%
Not Much of a Problem 34% 33% 37% 49% 46% 37%
Not a Problem at All 21% 27% 32% 22% 22% 25%
Don't Know 14% 16% 9% 1% 4% 12%
*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
To what extent – if any – is affordability / delinquency on water bills currently a problem for drinking water provision in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that provide drinking water only through individual private wells) A Significant Problem 7% 4% 0% 3% 4% 2% 3%
Somewhat of a Problem 41% 23% 15% 17% 21% 28% 23%
Not Much of a Problem 32% 26% 39% 41% 35% 40% 37%
Not a Problem at All 11% 29% 33% 26% 27% 22% 25%
Don't Know 9% 18% 13% 13% 13% 8% 12%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.