Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q23. Aside from any standard property tax exemptions for residents below the poverty level, does your jurisdiction currently have any formal local programs or policies of its own to address poverty or economic hardship in the community?

 
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Aside from any standard property tax exemptions for residents below the poverty level, does your jurisdiction currently have any formal local programs or policies of its own to address poverty or economic hardship in the community? Yes 22% 12% 20% 7% 13%
No 64% 79% 71% 83% 77%
Don't Know 14% 10% 9% 10% 10%
*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
Aside from any standard property tax exemptions for residents below the poverty level, does your jurisdiction currently have any formal local programs or policies of its own to address poverty or economic hardship in the community? Yes 10% 9% 15% 20% 37% 13%
No 79% 81% 77% 71% 52% 77%
Don't Know 11% 9% 8% 8% 10% 10%
*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
Aside from any standard property tax exemptions for residents below the poverty level, does your jurisdiction currently have any formal local programs or policies of its own to address poverty or economic hardship in the community? Yes 6% 11% 11% 14% 11% 20% 13%
No 84% 80% 75% 77% 79% 72% 77%
Don't Know 10% 9% 13% 9% 10% 8% 10%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.