Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q19. How confident are you in your rating regarding your jurisdiction's expected fiscal stress five years from now? 

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How confident are you in your rating regarding your jurisdiction's expected fiscal stress five years from now? Very confident in the rating 13% 27% 13% 12% 22%
Somewhat confident 76% 64% 68% 73% 67%
Not very confident 8% 5% 13% 11% 8%
Not confident at all in the rating 2% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Don't know 0% 3% 5% 4% 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
How confident are you in your rating regarding your jurisdiction's expected fiscal stress five years from now? Very confident in the rating 20% 25% 19% 20% 20% 22%
Somewhat confident 68% 63% 75% 67% 66% 67%
Not very confident 8% 7% 1% 12% 11% 8%
Not confident at all in the rating 0% 1% 1% 0% 3% 1%
Don't know 3% 4% 4% 1% 0% 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
How confident are you in your rating regarding your jurisdiction's expected fiscal stress five years from now? Very confident in the rating 15% 26% 20% 25% 22% 22% 22%
Somewhat confident 73% 64% 68% 63% 65% 68% 67%
Not very confident 9% 7% 8% 7% 8% 7% 8%
Not confident at all in the rating 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Don't know 3% 3% 2% 4% 4% 3% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.