Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2017 Data Tables

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Q4c. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's amount of debt?

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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 24% 11% 31% 24% 17%
No Change 42% 52% 40% 44% 48%
Somewhat Increased 21% 10% 21% 16% 13%
Greatly Increased 8% 1% 5% 6% 3%
Not Applicable 1% 22% 1% 6% 16%
Don't Know 3% 2% 1% 2% 2%
*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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 12% 15% 20% 27% 31% 17%
No Change 50% 50% 48% 39% 40% 48%
Somewhat Increased 11% 12% 16% 23% 15% 13%
Greatly Increased 2% 3% 4% 3% 7% 3%
Not Applicable 21% 17% 9% 5% 1% 16%
Don't Know 2% 2% 1% 1% 4% 2%
*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 your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 16% 8% 16% 16% 17% 26% 17%
No Change 47% 56% 45% 46% 53% 43% 48%
Somewhat Increased 16% 11% 11% 14% 12% 14% 13%
Greatly Increased 2% 2% 4% 3% 2% 4% 3%
Not Applicable 15% 20% 19% 17% 13% 10% 16%
Don't Know 3% 0% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.