Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q33. Overall, how much of a problem — if at all — are property tax appeals for your jurisdiction’s current fiscal health?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, how much of a problem — if at all — are property tax appeals for your jurisdiction’s current fiscal health? A Significant Problem 25% 5% 14% 5% 7%
Somewhat of a Problem 35% 12% 34% 13% 16%
Not Much of a Problem 28% 48% 40% 33% 44%
Not a Problem at All 3% 30% 9% 26% 25%
Don't Know 9% 5% 3% 23% 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
Overall, how much of a problem — if at all — are property tax appeals for your jurisdiction’s current fiscal health? A Significant Problem 3% 7% 7% 19% 21% 7%
Somewhat of a Problem 9% 13% 28% 36% 37% 16%
Not Much of a Problem 43% 47% 49% 33% 34% 44%
Not a Problem at All 35% 26% 13% 10% 3% 25%
Don't Know 10% 7% 3% 3% 5% 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
Overall, how much of a problem — if at all — are property tax appeals for your jurisdiction’s current fiscal health? A Significant Problem 10% 8% 7% 5% 8% 8% 7%
Somewhat of a Problem 11% 14% 14% 15% 17% 25% 16%
Not Much of a Problem 46% 52% 41% 45% 38% 42% 44%
Not a Problem at All 26% 24% 29% 28% 27% 18% 25%
Don't Know 6% 3% 9% 7% 10% 7% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.