Age distribution among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by age group

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are ages…

Metro area 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 238. 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 26% 42% 21% 11% 238
Baltimore Metro Area 23% 37% 26% 14% 130
Boston Metro Area 28% 39% 21% 12% 288
Chicago Metro Area 25% 39% 24% 12% 477
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 26% 42% 20% 12% 288
Detroit Metro Area 21% 36% 29% 14% 185
Houston Metro Area 25% 41% 22% 13% 236
Los Angeles Metro Area 29% 37% 22% 12% 597
Miami Metro Area 23% 36% 23% 18% 254
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 27% 36% 26% 12% 193
New York City Metro Area 21% 37% 25% 16% 991
Philadelphia Metro Area 22% 34% 26% 18% 402
Phoenix Metro Area 24% 36% 25% 14% 164
Pittsburgh Metro Area 14% 30% 29% 26% 119
Providence Metro Area 17% 30% 31% 22% 191
Riverside, CA Metro Area 26% 33% 25% 16% 186
San Diego Metro Area 25% 35% 24% 16% 168
San Francisco Metro Area 21% 40% 23% 16% 330
Seattle Metro Area 28% 38% 23% 12% 206
St. Louis Metro Area 18% 31% 31% 20% 136
Tampa Metro Area 23% 28% 28% 21% 155
Washington, DC Metro Area 20% 44% 25% 11% 565

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