Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2017 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 3% 0% 2% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 3% 3% 4% 3%
No Change 12% 41% 12% 24% 33%
Somewhat Increased 52% 37% 54% 44% 41%
Greatly Increased 24% 11% 29% 19% 15%
Not Applicable 3% 4% 0% 2% 3%
Don't Know 2% 4% 1% 6% 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% 2% 3% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 2% 5% 1% 2% 3%
No Change 39% 37% 25% 12% 7% 33%
Somewhat Increased 36% 40% 45% 59% 54% 41%
Greatly Increased 11% 15% 19% 23% 31% 15%
Not Applicable 5% 3% 3% 1% 2% 3%
Don't Know 5% 3% 3% 1% 0% 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% 2% 0% 2% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 4% 4% 3% 3% 2% 3%
No Change 29% 40% 33% 38% 31% 23% 33%
Somewhat Increased 47% 36% 36% 40% 43% 47% 41%
Greatly Increased 10% 13% 19% 11% 17% 22% 15%
Not Applicable 8% 2% 5% 2% 2% 2% 3%
Don't Know 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.