Age distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by age group

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Alabama 25% 39% 22% 14% 161
Alaska 28% 34% 29% 9% 108
Arizona 26% 39% 21% 14% 208
Arkansas 30% 29% 25% 17% 123
California 28% 36% 23% 12% 1,602
Colorado 29% 35% 24% 12% 184
Connecticut 27% 38% 23% 12% 148
Delaware 26% 33% 23% 18% 125
District of Columbia 31% 38% 25% 7% 199
Florida 26% 33% 21% 20% 817
Georgia 29% 37% 23% 11% 363
Hawaii 28% 30% 25% 17% 123
Illinois 26% 37% 24% 13% 502
Indiana 29% 31% 26% 15% 228
Iowa 33% 28% 27% 12% 109
Kentucky 22% 36% 30% 12% 156
Louisiana 29% 32% 28% 11% 176
Maryland 25% 37% 25% 13% 296
Massachusetts 30% 38% 20% 12% 306
Michigan 27% 33% 28% 12% 349
Minnesota 30% 28% 25% 18% 194
Mississippi 28% 36% 27% 10% 115
Missouri 23% 32% 32% 12% 196
Nevada 30% 33% 22% 15% 102
New Hampshire 23% 35% 25% 16% 101
New Jersey 22% 39% 25% 13% 369
New Mexico 25% 37% 22% 16% 131
New York 28% 33% 24% 15% 914
North Carolina 29% 34% 24% 13% 372
Ohio 25% 33% 25% 17% 359
Oklahoma 28% 34% 27% 11% 120
Oregon 21% 31% 33% 16% 158
Pennsylvania 29% 32% 24% 16% 467
Rhode Island 23% 25% 38% 14% 121
South Carolina 30% 35% 19% 16% 180
Tennessee 25% 33% 28% 15% 204
Texas 28% 39% 22% 12% 997
Vermont 23% 37% 23% 17% 132
Virginia 27% 35% 23% 15% 305
Washington 29% 35% 23% 13% 271
Wisconsin 33% 28% 27% 12% 197

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