Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q52. Finally, we are interested in learning more about policy issues according to whether communities are rural, urban, or somewhere in between. How would you characterize your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Finally, we are interested in learning more about policy issues according to whether communities are rural, urban, or somewhere in between. How would you characterize your jurisdiction? Rural 44% 67% 19% 56% 57%
Mostly rural 47% 28% 33% 35% 30%
Mostly urban 6% 5% 21% 6% 8%
Urban 2% 0% 26% 1% 5%
Don't Know 2% 0% 1% 1% 1%
*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
Finally, we are interested in learning more about policy issues according to whether communities are rural, urban, or somewhere in between. How would you characterize your jurisdiction? Rural 76% 59% 26% 16% 11% 57%
Mostly rural 21% 35% 53% 30% 34% 30%
Mostly urban 2% 4% 13% 34% 28% 8%
Urban 0% 2% 7% 18% 26% 5%
Don't Know 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1%
*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
Finally, we are interested in learning more about policy issues according to whether communities are rural, urban, or somewhere in between. How would you characterize your jurisdiction? Rural 71% 73% 56% 64% 52% 28% 57%
Mostly rural 25% 25% 34% 29% 34% 34% 30%
Mostly urban 3% 2% 6% 5% 10% 21% 8%
Urban 0% 1% 3% 2% 3% 17% 5%
Don't Know 1% 0% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.