Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q7b. While circumstances can change rapidly, based on what you know today, how much longer do you think any significant negative impacts from COVID-19 will last on economic conditions in your community (business closings, unemployment, etc.)?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
While circumstances can change rapidly, based on what you know today, how much longer do you think any significant negative impacts from COVID-19 will last on economic conditions in your community (business closings, unemployment, etc.)? Less than 2 months 7% 10% 2% 9% 8%
2-3 more months 16% 17% 10% 18% 16%
4-6 more months 16% 22% 14% 21% 20%
7-12 more months 23% 16% 26% 18% 18%
More than a year from now 35% 23% 40% 26% 27%
Don't know 4% 12% 8% 8% 10%
*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
While circumstances can change rapidly, based on what you know today, how much longer do you think any significant negative impacts from COVID-19 will last on economic conditions in your community (business closings, unemployment, etc.)? Less than 2 months 10% 9% 5% 6% 1% 8%
2-3 more months 17% 17% 17% 13% 10% 16%
4-6 more months 21% 21% 22% 17% 17% 20%
7-12 more months 16% 18% 20% 23% 29% 18%
More than a year from now 23% 25% 32% 36% 37% 27%
Don't know 13% 10% 5% 5% 7% 10%
*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
While circumstances can change rapidly, based on what you know today, how much longer do you think any significant negative impacts from COVID-19 will last on economic conditions in your community (business closings, unemployment, etc.)? Less than 2 months 11% 10% 7% 11% 6% 6% 8%
2-3 more months 22% 14% 13% 17% 18% 15% 16%
4-6 more months 16% 18% 21% 18% 26% 22% 20%
7-12 more months 15% 20% 19% 18% 18% 18% 18%
More than a year from now 26% 26% 28% 26% 22% 32% 27%
Don't know 10% 13% 10% 10% 10% 8% 10%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.