Income distribution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by household income

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Alabama 43% 22% 20% 15% 207
Alaska 25% 26% 30% 19% 145
Arizona 36% 20% 31% 13% 322
Arkansas 43% 19% 24% 14% 144
California 35% 18% 23% 24% 1,943
Colorado 27% 20% 25% 29% 252
Connecticut 22% 19% 24% 34% 221
Delaware 26% 26% 29% 19% 158
District of Columbia 25% 17% 28% 31% 199
Florida 35% 21% 27% 17% 987
Georgia 31% 22% 28% 19% 487
Hawaii 32% 25% 28% 16% 188
Idaho 29% 24% 32% 14% 156
Illinois 31% 18% 30% 21% 668
Indiana 39% 17% 31% 12% 311
Iowa 27% 27% 35% 11% 172
Kansas 25% 26% 33% 16% 138
Kentucky 37% 21% 27% 14% 179
Louisiana 43% 16% 26% 15% 207
Maine 37% 21% 32% 10% 169
Maryland 20% 17% 33% 29% 370
Massachusetts 26% 18% 25% 31% 407
Michigan 36% 19% 29% 16% 489
Minnesota 23% 20% 30% 27% 303
Mississippi 45% 24% 20% 12% 130
Missouri 35% 26% 24% 16% 305
Montana 35% 16% 36% 13% 121
Nebraska 26% 23% 31% 20% 137
Nevada 33% 28% 26% 13% 144
New Hampshire 20% 16% 34% 30% 173
New Jersey 23% 17% 27% 33% 483
New Mexico 37% 23% 31% 10% 145
New York 31% 19% 30% 20% 1,101
North Carolina 36% 19% 30% 14% 503
North Dakota 25% 22% 37% 16% 146
Ohio 42% 18% 26% 14% 545
Oklahoma 41% 24% 23% 12% 175
Oregon 32% 24% 27% 17% 222
Pennsylvania 33% 20% 26% 21% 673
Rhode Island 28% 15% 41% 15% 168
South Carolina 36% 20% 29% 15% 227
South Dakota 30% 26% 30% 13% 139
Tennessee 39% 26% 20% 15% 288
Texas 36% 20% 27% 17% 1,238
Utah 23% 24% 35% 18% 146
Vermont 22% 27% 38% 14% 194
Virginia 25% 21% 32% 22% 462
Washington 29% 23% 26% 21% 434
West Virginia 46% 19% 29% 5% 110
Wisconsin 26% 21% 37% 15% 302
Wyoming 31% 28% 29% 12% 103

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