Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2011 Data Tables

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Q21: Approximately what was your jurisdiction's unreserved general fund balance as a percentage of general fund expenditures at the end of its last fiscal year?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Approximately what was your jurisdiction's unreserved general fund balance as a percentage of general fund expenditures at the end of its last fiscal year? 0% or Less 2% 5% 2% 3% 4%
1-5% 7% 7% 6% 11% 8%
6-10% 13% 6% 10% 11% 8%
11-15% 22% 6% 17% 9% 8%
16-20% 18% 7% 16% 8% 9%
21-25% 12% 5% 10% 9% 7%
26-30% 6% 5% 11% 3% 6%
Over 30% 12% 24% 18% 22% 22%
Don't Know 8% 35% 10% 24% 28%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Category Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Approximately what was your jurisdiction's unreserved general fund balance as a percentage of general fund expenditures at the end of its last fiscal year? 0% or Less 5% 5% 1% 3% 3% 4%
1-5% 9% 7% 2% 9% 8% 8%
6-10% 8% 8% 2% 13% 9% 8%
11-15% 6% 8% 11% 11% 22% 8%
16-20% 7% 8% 11% 10% 23% 9%
21-25% 7% 5% 7% 9% 11% 7%
26-30% 4% 7% 7% 7% 5% 6%
Over 30% 17% 23% 36% 27% 16% 22%
Don't Know 37% 29% 23% 11% 3% 28%
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
Approximately what was your jurisdiction's unreserved general fund balance as a percentage of general fund expenditures at the end of its last fiscal year? 0% or Less 5% 3% 5% 5% 4% 4% 4%
1-5% 8% 11% 8% 7% 7% 5% 8%
6-10% 9% 8% 5% 10% 8% 8% 8%
11-15% 10% 8% 8% 6% 6% 15% 8%
16-20% 7% 6% 10% 8% 11% 11% 9%
21-25% 8% 4% 7% 8% 6% 7% 7%
26-30% 3% 4% 7% 6% 7% 4% 6%
Over 30% 14% 21% 24% 19% 22% 29% 22%
Don't Know 36% 35% 26% 31% 29% 17% 28%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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