Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q21. Now regardless of whether or not your community has residents below the federal poverty level, to the best of your knowledge, approximately what percentage of people in your community would you say struggle to make ends meet?

 
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Now regardless of whether or not your community has residents below the federal poverty level, to the best of your knowledge, approximately what percentage of people in your community would you say struggle to make ends meet? 0-5% 1% 11% 6% 6% 9%
6-12% 5% 14% 16% 9% 13%
13-20% 15% 15% 19% 15% 16%
21-30% 21% 16% 15% 13% 16%
31-50% 36% 18% 24% 28% 21%
51-100% 10% 5% 11% 10% 7%
Don't Know 12% 21% 10% 19% 19%
*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
Now regardless of whether or not your community has residents below the federal poverty level, to the best of your knowledge, approximately what percentage of people in your community would you say struggle to make ends meet? 0-5% 8% 10% 15% 6% 5% 9%
6-12% 11% 14% 18% 17% 12% 13%
13-20% 12% 17% 17% 19% 26% 16%
21-30% 13% 18% 17% 16% 12% 16%
31-50% 25% 17% 12% 23% 27% 21%
51-100% 8% 6% 4% 5% 7% 7%
Don't Know 23% 18% 18% 13% 10% 19%
*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
Now regardless of whether or not your community has residents below the federal poverty level, to the best of your knowledge, approximately what percentage of people in your community would you say struggle to make ends meet? 0-5% 5% 5% 8% 10% 9% 14% 9%
6-12% 11% 10% 13% 14% 13% 19% 13%
13-20% 13% 11% 15% 15% 18% 20% 16%
21-30% 16% 20% 17% 15% 15% 12% 16%
31-50% 25% 24% 18% 24% 20% 16% 21%
51-100% 12% 9% 5% 6% 6% 4% 7%
Don't Know 17% 21% 24% 16% 19% 15% 19%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.