Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q37h. We're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax revenues. Do you have any houses of public worship, burial grounds, religious tombs, or monuments within your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Percentage of jurisdictions which have property-tax exempt houses of public worship, burial grounds, religious tombs, or monuments within them: 94% 66% 94% 75% 73%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Percentage of jurisdictions which have property-tax exempt houses of public worship, burial grounds, religious tombs, or monuments within them: 60% 74% 88% 94% 92% 73%

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
Percentage of jurisdictions which have property-tax exempt houses of public worship, burial grounds, religious tombs, or monuments within them: 78% 62% 77% 65% 72% 84% 73%