Political ideology among adults in the New York City metro area

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,786. 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.
2014 27% 35% 32% 6% 1,786

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Political ideology among adults in the New York City metro area by religious group

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 36% 36% 23% 5% 602
Evangelical Protestant 38% 37% 20% 4% 139
Historically Black Protestant 40% 30% 22% 8% 116
Jewish 24% 37% 36% 4% 218
Mainline Protestant 21% 45% 28% 5% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 33% 48% 7% 388

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Age distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 497. 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.
Conservative 12% 32% 31% 25% 497
Moderate 22% 39% 25% 15% 599
Liberal 29% 39% 20% 12% 539

Generational cohort among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 497. 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.
Conservative 6% 10% 28% 37% 17% 3% 497
Moderate 13% 16% 31% 29% 8% 3% 599
Liberal 17% 21% 30% 23% 8% 2% 539

Gender composition among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Political ideology Men Women 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.
Conservative 46% 54% 510
Moderate 49% 51% 620
Liberal 47% 53% 550
Don't know 41% 59% 106

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 500. 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.
Conservative 53% 18% 5% 24% 1% 500
Moderate 53% 14% 12% 19% 2% 604
Liberal 50% 15% 12% 23% 1% 543
Don't know 37% 29% 5% 21% 8% 102

Immigrant status among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 504. 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.
Conservative 34% 17% 49% 504
Moderate 30% 22% 48% 610
Liberal 34% 17% 49% 540

Income distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have a household income of…

Political ideology Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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.
Conservative 35% 16% 27% 22% 408
Moderate 29% 16% 30% 24% 534
Liberal 31% 16% 22% 30% 491

Educational distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 509. 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.
Conservative 49% 23% 16% 12% 509
Moderate 39% 25% 19% 17% 618
Liberal 33% 26% 22% 19% 549
Don't know 44% 36% 14% 6% 102

Marital status among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 507. 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.
Conservative 47% 6% 16% 8% 23% 507
Moderate 41% 9% 10% 6% 34% 618
Liberal 43% 9% 10% 4% 34% 548
Don't know 38% 4% 9% 8% 42% 103

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 507. 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.
Conservative 27% 73% 507
Moderate 30% 70% 616
Liberal 25% 75% 549
Don't know 23% 77% 105

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they…

Political ideology Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God 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.
Conservative 73% 18% 3% 1% 4% 2% 510
Moderate 58% 22% 7% 1% 9% 4% 620
Liberal 44% 24% 10% 1% 19% 3% 550
Don't know 60% 19% 6% < 1% 9% 6% 106

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important 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.
Conservative 67% 21% 6% 6% < 1% 510
Moderate 47% 31% 10% 12% < 1% 620
Liberal 33% 28% 16% 20% 3% 550
Don't know 46% 31% 10% 12% 1% 106

Attendance at religious services among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend religious services…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never 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.
Conservative 48% 30% 21% 1% 510
Moderate 31% 41% 28% < 1% 620
Liberal 20% 32% 47% < 1% 550
Don't know 36% 34% 28% 3% 106

Frequency of prayer among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never 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.
Conservative 73% 10% 4% 12% < 1% 510
Moderate 50% 15% 9% 26% < 1% 620
Liberal 38% 15% 5% 41% 1% 550
Don't know 54% 8% 8% 25% 4% 106

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend prayer group…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Conservative 29% 8% 12% 50% 1% 510
Moderate 18% 9% 8% 64% < 1% 620
Liberal 14% 8% 5% 73% < 1% 550
Don't know 25% 4% 11% 57% 3% 106

Frequency of meditation among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who meditate…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Conservative 51% 6% 3% 37% 3% 510
Moderate 35% 11% 6% 47% 2% 620
Liberal 39% 10% 6% 44% 1% 550
Don't know 35% 4% 4% 47% 10% 106

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Conservative 64% 15% 7% 12% 2% 510
Moderate 52% 17% 13% 17% 1% 620
Liberal 51% 17% 10% 21% 1% 550
Don't know 49% 6% 10% 28% 7% 106

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Conservative 47% 13% 13% 24% 2% 510
Moderate 43% 16% 16% 24% 1% 620
Liberal 51% 18% 11% 19% < 1% 550
Don't know 44% 6% 15% 33% 2% 106

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Political ideology Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science 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.
Conservative 40% 8% 40% 9% 4% 510
Moderate 26% 13% 51% 8% 3% 620
Liberal 14% 23% 48% 13% 2% 550
Don't know 23% 8% 47% 11% 11% 106

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Political ideology There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally 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.
Conservative 36% 60% 1% 3% 510
Moderate 19% 79% 2% < 1% 620
Liberal 17% 82% 1% 1% 550
Don't know 31% 62% 4% 3% 106

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who read scripture…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Conservative 42% 11% 6% 40% 1% 510
Moderate 27% 10% 10% 51% 1% 620
Liberal 20% 8% 10% 62% < 1% 550
Don't know 28% 6% 5% 56% 5% 106

Interpreting scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say the holy scripture is…

Political ideology Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/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.
Conservative 38% 28% 6% 21% 7% 510
Moderate 23% 26% 3% 40% 8% 620
Liberal 17% 15% 1% 61% 6% 550
Don't know 36% 18% 4% 28% 14% 106

Belief in Heaven among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/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.
Conservative 82% 12% 6% 510
Moderate 70% 23% 7% 620
Liberal 52% 42% 6% 550
Don't know 68% 17% 15% 106

Belief in Hell among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/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.
Conservative 64% 28% 8% 510
Moderate 49% 41% 10% 620
Liberal 38% 56% 6% 550
Don't know 53% 34% 13% 106

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. 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.
Conservative 48% 16% 36% 510
Moderate 28% 16% 56% 620
Liberal 7% 15% 77% 550
Don't know 10% 53% 37% 106

Views about size of government among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends 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.
Conservative 53% 42% 2% 3% 510
Moderate 39% 55% 3% 3% 620
Liberal 21% 70% 3% 5% 550
Don't know 23% 61% 8% 8% 106

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say government aid to the poor…

Political ideology Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally 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.
Conservative 51% 43% 4% 2% 510
Moderate 39% 54% 5% 2% 620
Liberal 22% 73% 4% < 1% 550
Don't know 24% 58% 3% 14% 106

Views about abortion among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases 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.
Conservative 46% 49% 5% 510
Moderate 67% 30% 3% 620
Liberal 76% 21% 3% 550
Don't know 46% 39% 15% 106

Views about homosexuality among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally 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.
Conservative 55% 37% 4% 4% 510
Moderate 74% 19% 3% 3% 620
Liberal 82% 12% 3% 3% 550
Don't know 56% 34% 3% 7% 106

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose 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.
Conservative 38% 49% 13% 510
Moderate 64% 30% 6% 620
Liberal 79% 17% 5% 550
Don't know 50% 37% 14% 106

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Political ideology Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally 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.
Conservative 41% 51% 2% 5% 510
Moderate 30% 65% 2% 3% 620
Liberal 15% 81% 2% 2% 550
Don't know 37% 49% 3% 11% 106

Views about human evolution among adults in the New York City metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say humans…

Political ideology Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Conservative 21% 28% 5% 40% 7% 510
Moderate 42% 25% 4% 24% 5% 620
Liberal 53% 20% 6% 17% 3% 550
Don't know 27% 17% 7% 34% 15% 106