Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q8a. Thinking about the overall fiscal stress of your jurisdiction today and what you expect it to be down the road - including any future financial obligations it may have - on a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is the best: perfect fiscal health and 10 is the worst: fiscal crisis, how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal stress today?

 
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the overall fiscal stress of your jurisdiction today and what you expect it to be down the road - including any future financial obligations it may have - on a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is the best: perfect fiscal health and 10 is the worst: fiscal crisis, how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal stress today? 1: Perfect Fiscal Health 3% 13% 2% 3% 9%
2 11% 22% 14% 11% 19%
3 30% 20% 17% 25% 21%
4 14% 12% 16% 13% 13%
5 17% 19% 25% 30% 21%
6 9% 5% 14% 5% 7%
7 10% 4% 10% 5% 5%
8 5% 2% 0% 3% 2%
9 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
10: Fiscal Crisis 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Don't Know 0% 3% 2% 3% 3%
*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
Thinking about the overall fiscal stress of your jurisdiction today and what you expect it to be down the road - including any future financial obligations it may have - on a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is the best: perfect fiscal health and 10 is the worst: fiscal crisis, how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal stress today? 1: Perfect Fiscal Health 9% 11% 11% 7% 5% 9%
2 16% 22% 16% 22% 17% 19%
3 19% 20% 25% 24% 23% 21%
4 11% 14% 9% 15% 18% 13%
5 26% 18% 21% 13% 20% 21%
6 8% 6% 6% 10% 5% 7%
7 5% 5% 7% 7% 7% 5%
8 2% 3% 2% 0% 3% 2%
9 1% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1%
10: Fiscal Crisis 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Don't Know 3% 3% 1% 1% 1% 3%
*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
Thinking about the overall fiscal stress of your jurisdiction today and what you expect it to be down the road - including any future financial obligations it may have - on a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is the best: perfect fiscal health and 10 is the worst: fiscal crisis, how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal stress today? 1: Perfect Fiscal Health 6% 16% 9% 8% 5% 12% 9%
2 21% 16% 22% 16% 19% 19% 19%
3 20% 16% 18% 20% 24% 25% 21%
4 10% 16% 11% 13% 14% 11% 13%
5 25% 20% 20% 27% 19% 17% 21%
6 7% 10% 6% 5% 7% 8% 7%
7 8% 2% 6% 6% 7% 4% 5%
8 1% 2% 4% 2% 2% 2% 2%
9 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1%
10: Fiscal Crisis 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Don't Know 3% 1% 5% 2% 2% 1% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.