Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4d. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's ability to repay its debt?

 
% 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 your jurisdiction's ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 2% 0% 2% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 1% 4% 3% 2%
No Change 64% 59% 71% 72% 63%
Somewhat Increased 20% 10% 16% 11% 11%
Greatly Increased 4% 2% 5% 3% 3%
Not Applicable 7% 27% 3% 9% 20%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 2% 3% 1% 4% 2%
No Change 63% 63% 63% 67% 57% 63%
Somewhat Increased 7% 10% 16% 15% 31% 11%
Greatly Increased 1% 3% 3% 7% 4% 3%
Not Applicable 25% 21% 15% 6% 3% 20%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 2% 2% 1% 3% 2% 2%
No Change 59% 62% 62% 68% 60% 62% 63%
Somewhat Increased 8% 7% 9% 10% 16% 17% 11%
Greatly Increased 3% 3% 1% 2% 3% 5% 3%
Not Applicable 26% 24% 24% 19% 15% 12% 20%
Don't Know 1% 1% 2% 0% 2% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.