Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2020 Data Tables

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Q12c. 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 4% 0% 2% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 16% 5% 10% 9% 7%
No Change 57% 57% 64% 65% 59%
Somewhat Increased 7% 6% 19% 8% 8%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 13% 28% 2% 12% 21%
Don't Know 3% 4% 3% 3% 3%
*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 1% 0% 0% 4% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 6% 7% 13% 15% 7%
No Change 59% 59% 67% 56% 59% 59%
Somewhat Increased 4% 9% 10% 14% 16% 8%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 1% 0% 2% 0%
Not Applicable 27% 21% 14% 11% 5% 21%
Don't Know 4% 4% 1% 2% 3% 3%
*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% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 10% 6% 4% 6% 10% 6% 7%
No Change 54% 59% 56% 64% 60% 62% 59%
Somewhat Increased 8% 7% 10% 5% 5% 13% 8%
Greatly Increased 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0%
Not Applicable 22% 26% 26% 20% 20% 13% 21%
Don't Know 4% 2% 3% 5% 5% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.