Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2019 Data Tables

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Q7c. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's ability to repay its debt?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% 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 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 2% 4% 5% 3%
No Change 67% 51% 65% 67% 56%
Somewhat Increased 24% 12% 24% 16% 15%
Greatly Increased 2% 3% 3% 2% 3%
Not Applicable 5% 29% 2% 8% 21%
Don't Know 0% 3% 1% 2% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% 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% 1% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 3% 3% 2% 2% 3%
No Change 57% 54% 61% 59% 55% 56%
Somewhat Increased 10% 14% 17% 31% 34% 15%
Greatly Increased 1% 3% 4% 2% 5% 3%
Not Applicable 26% 23% 13% 6% 1% 21%
Don't Know 2% 2% 2% 0% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% 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% 3% 4% 4% 3% 3% 3%
No Change 66% 52% 54% 58% 55% 55% 56%
Somewhat Increased 9% 13% 16% 12% 14% 24% 15%
Greatly Increased 1% 2% 2% 2% 3% 5% 3%
Not Applicable 18% 29% 22% 22% 20% 12% 21%
Don't Know 2% 1% 2% 2% 4% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.