Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4j. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the infrastructure needs for 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 infrastructure needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 2% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 2% 2% 3% 2%
No Change 27% 43% 14% 27% 35%
Somewhat Increased 45% 35% 54% 44% 40%
Greatly Increased 27% 11% 30% 19% 16%
Not Applicable 0% 5% 0% 2% 4%
Don't Know 1% 4% 1% 3% 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 infrastructure needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 2% 3% 1% 0% 2%
No Change 42% 38% 26% 16% 19% 35%
Somewhat Increased 32% 40% 45% 60% 49% 40%
Greatly Increased 13% 14% 20% 21% 30% 16%
Not Applicable 6% 3% 3% 0% 0% 4%
Don't Know 3% 4% 2% 2% 2% 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 infrastructure needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 3% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2%
No Change 34% 40% 38% 41% 33% 25% 35%
Somewhat Increased 41% 41% 35% 36% 39% 48% 40%
Greatly Increased 12% 10% 17% 15% 18% 20% 16%
Not Applicable 5% 5% 3% 4% 3% 3% 4%
Don't Know 4% 1% 4% 3% 5% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.