Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2018 Data Tables

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Q18b. To the best of your knowledge, please indicate if emergency housing (homeless shelters, domestic violence shelters, warming centers, etc.) is needed by residents in your community to help make ends meet and — if so — whether those needs are being met.

 
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To the best of your knowledge, please indicate if emergency housing (homeless shelters, domestic violence shelters, warming centers, etc.) is needed by residents in your community to help make ends meet and — if so — whether those needs are being met. Not needed in our community at all 1% 20% 18% 24% 20%
There are needs, but all or most are being met 29% 26% 32% 17% 26%
Some unmet needs 40% 22% 28% 25% 24%
Significant unmet needs 20% 13% 10% 20% 14%
Don't know 9% 18% 13% 15% 16%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To the best of your knowledge, please indicate if emergency housing (homeless shelters, domestic violence shelters, warming centers, etc.) is needed by residents in your community to help make ends meet and — if so — whether those needs are being met. Not needed in our community at all 24% 16% 28% 14% 7% 20%
There are needs, but all or most are being met 18% 28% 29% 39% 40% 26%
Some unmet needs 20% 25% 22% 30% 33% 24%
Significant unmet needs 17% 13% 7% 9% 13% 14%
Don't know 20% 17% 14% 7% 7% 16%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% 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 the best of your knowledge, please indicate if emergency housing (homeless shelters, domestic violence shelters, warming centers, etc.) is needed by residents in your community to help make ends meet and — if so — whether those needs are being met. Not needed in our community at all 19% 15% 18% 18% 20% 26% 20%
There are needs, but all or most are being met 25% 23% 22% 31% 22% 33% 26%
Some unmet needs 23% 28% 23% 19% 31% 20% 24%
Significant unmet needs 18% 18% 16% 13% 12% 9% 14%
Don't know 15% 16% 21% 19% 14% 12% 16%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.