Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q5a: Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or likely to take regarding property tax rates?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or likely to take regarding property tax rates? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 4% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 17% 19% 18% 17% 18%
No Change 74% 59% 63% 67% 61%
Somewhat Increased 9% 15% 14% 14% 15%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 0% 5% 1% 1% 4%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Category Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or likely to take regarding property tax rates? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 16% 20% 12% 21% 20% 18%
No Change 62% 60% 68% 58% 60% 61%
Somewhat Increased 15% 13% 15% 18% 17% 15%
Greatly Increased 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 6% 4% 3% 1% 0% 4%
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
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or likely to take regarding property tax rates? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 4% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 12% 20% 17% 21% 15% 21% 18%
No Change 63% 63% 66% 59% 64% 54% 61%
Somewhat Increased 18% 11% 12% 13% 17% 18% 15%
Greatly Increased 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Don't Know 5% 4% 4% 5% 3% 2% 4%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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