Political ideology by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by political ideology

% of adults who are…

Metro area Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 510. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Atlanta Metro Area 42% 32% 20% 6% 510
Baltimore Metro Area 33% 34% 30% 4% 250
Boston Metro Area 22% 31% 41% 7% 498
Chicago Metro Area 29% 35% 28% 7% 867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 41% 35% 20% 4% 659
Detroit Metro Area 33% 35% 26% 5% 374
Houston Metro Area 38% 33% 23% 6% 514
Los Angeles Metro Area 31% 34% 31% 4% 1,076
Miami Metro Area 32% 29% 31% 8% 483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 33% 31% 30% 7% 342
New York City Metro Area 27% 35% 32% 6% 1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area 26% 37% 30% 7% 722
Phoenix Metro Area 34% 33% 25% 7% 397
Pittsburgh Metro Area 33% 41% 15% 10% 252
Providence Metro Area 27% 40% 28% 6% 351
Riverside, CA Metro Area 37% 34% 23% 6% 373
San Diego Metro Area 33% 37% 26% 4% 321
San Francisco Metro Area 19% 34% 39% 7% 485
Seattle Metro Area 22% 33% 35% 9% 333
St. Louis Metro Area 33% 36% 23% 8% 274
Tampa Metro Area 32% 35% 28% 6% 320
Washington, DC Metro Area 24% 39% 30% 7% 913

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