Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q20. To the best of your knowledge, approximately what percentage of people in your community do you think live under the federal poverty level (that is, with an annual income level below $12,140 for individuals and below $25,100 for a family of four.)

 
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To the best of your knowledge, approximately what percentage of people in your community do you think live under the federal poverty level (that is, with an annual income level below $12,140 for individuals and below $25,100 for a family of four.) 0-5% 3% 25% 17% 11% 21%
6-12% 16% 17% 21% 18% 18%
13-20% 36% 13% 16% 13% 15%
21-30% 16% 10% 14% 12% 11%
31-50% 9% 8% 14% 18% 10%
51-100% 3% 1% 5% 5% 3%
Don't Know 15% 26% 13% 21% 23%
*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, approximately what percentage of people in your community do you think live under the federal poverty level (that is, with an annual income level below $12,140 for individuals and below $25,100 for a family of four.) 0-5% 16% 22% 37% 25% 14% 21%
6-12% 13% 20% 16% 23% 31% 18%
13-20% 13% 14% 14% 18% 22% 15%
21-30% 12% 11% 7% 12% 9% 11%
31-50% 14% 8% 8% 6% 11% 10%
51-100% 4% 1% 1% 3% 1% 3%
Don't Know 28% 23% 17% 14% 12% 23%
*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, approximately what percentage of people in your community do you think live under the federal poverty level (that is, with an annual income level below $12,140 for individuals and below $25,100 for a family of four.) 0-5% 12% 14% 16% 20% 25% 34% 21%
6-12% 15% 11% 17% 18% 17% 26% 18%
13-20% 20% 20% 14% 11% 12% 12% 15%
21-30% 12% 13% 11% 13% 11% 8% 11%
31-50% 16% 12% 10% 10% 13% 3% 10%
51-100% 4% 3% 3% 3% 1% 2% 3%
Don't Know 21% 25% 28% 25% 22% 15% 23%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.