Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Local Energy Survey (MiLES)
Fall 2019 Data Tables

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Q40c. For each level of government, please indicate whether you think it should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to address climate change. Local governments

Jurisdiction Type
County Township City Village Total
A great deal of responsibility 18% 14% 20% 20% 16%
Some responsibility 56% 45% 62% 49% 49%
No responsibility 18% 30% 13% 22% 25%
Don't know 7% 11% 5% 9% 10%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Category
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000 Total
A great deal of responsibility 17% 16% 8% 15% 29% 16%
Some responsibility 44% 50% 57% 55% 51% 49%
No responsibility 26% 25% 28% 24% 16% 25%
Don't know 13% 9% 7% 6% 4% 10%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula Total
A great deal of responsibility 18% 17% 17% 13% 15% 18% 16%
Some responsibility 49% 49% 42% 51% 49% 53% 49%
No responsibility 22% 25% 28% 26% 26% 23% 25%
Don't know 11% 9% 12% 10% 9% 6% 10%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.