DMACS is the reliable source for timely and relevant public opinion data in a changing Detroit.

We believe Detroiters’ voices should guide public policies and community investments. Using state-of-the-art scientific methods we provide the most representative insights available on issues that matter to Detroit’s future.

Did You Know?

63% of Detroiters feel creating community parks is a good use of taxpayer dollars to address blight.

67% of Detroiters believe that there is a lot of opportunity or some opportunities for people like them to become an entrepreneur in Detroit.

64% of Detroiters report being somewhat, mostly or very satisfied with their neighborhood as a place to live.

Almost half (45%) of Detroiters report being in excellent or very good health, while almost one quarter (23%) report being in fair or poor health.

58% of Detroiters have a somewhat favorable or very favorable opinion of blight elimination activities in their neighborhood.