Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2010 Data Tables

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Q34b: How likely would it be to introduce or expand a local income tax?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How likely would it be to introduce or expand a local income tax? Very Likely 0% 2% 2% 0% 1%
Somewhat Likely 0% 1% 8% 3% 2%
Neither 15% 12% 9% 16% 12%
Somewhat Unlikely 14% 10% 17% 13% 11%
Very Unlikely 64% 71% 60% 63% 68%
Don't Know 7% 6% 4% 5% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
How likely would it be to introduce or expand a local income tax? Very Likely 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% 1%
Somewhat Likely 2% 1% 5% 3% 6% 2%
Neither 12% 10% 18% 13% 17% 12%
Somewhat Unlikely 9% 13% 11% 14% 17% 11%
Very Unlikely 70% 70% 58% 65% 54% 68%
Don't Know 7% 5% 6% 2% 4% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
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 likely would it be to introduce or expand a local income tax? Very Likely 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 2% 1%
Somewhat Likely 2% 0% 5% 1% 1% 3% 2%
Neither 11% 12% 9% 17% 12% 10% 12%
Somewhat Unlikely 15% 10% 10% 7% 14% 14% 11%
Very Unlikely 68% 69% 71% 67% 64% 67% 68%
Don't Know 3% 8% 4% 6% 8% 3% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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