Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q2c. Thinking about potential effects of COVID-19 in your community and in Michigan overall, please identify the impacts so far (or those you expect to hit soon) on economic conditions in your community (businesses closing, unemployment, etc.).

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about potential effects of COVID-19 in your community and in Michigan overall, please identify the impacts so far (or those you expect to hit soon) on economic conditions in your community (businesses closing, unemployment, etc.). Very little or no impact at all 0% 3% 0% 1% 2%
Somewhat of an impact 0% 11% 4% 10% 9%
A significant impact 41% 54% 38% 53% 51%
Crisis-level impact 59% 29% 55% 34% 35%
Don't know 0% 3% 2% 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
Thinking about potential effects of COVID-19 in your community and in Michigan overall, please identify the impacts so far (or those you expect to hit soon) on economic conditions in your community (businesses closing, unemployment, etc.). Very little or no impact at all 3% 2% 2% 1% 0% 2%
Somewhat of an impact 13% 10% 4% 2% 1% 9%
A significant impact 53% 52% 54% 44% 32% 51%
Crisis-level impact 28% 33% 39% 52% 67% 35%
Don't know 3% 3% 1% 2% 0% 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
Thinking about potential effects of COVID-19 in your community and in Michigan overall, please identify the impacts so far (or those you expect to hit soon) on economic conditions in your community (businesses closing, unemployment, etc.). Very little or no impact at all 2% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2% 2%
Somewhat of an impact 8% 6% 11% 12% 10% 8% 9%
A significant impact 59% 49% 49% 51% 52% 48% 51%
Crisis-level impact 31% 40% 36% 33% 31% 39% 35%
Don't know 1% 2% 2% 1% 4% 2% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.