Age distribution among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by age group

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are ages…

Metro area 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 280. 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 19% 39% 27% 15% 280
Baltimore Metro Area 19% 38% 27% 16% 122
Boston Metro Area 16% 33% 32% 19% 237
Chicago Metro Area 20% 39% 24% 17% 429
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 23% 41% 24% 13% 353
Detroit Metro Area 19% 33% 27% 21% 194
Houston Metro Area 22% 36% 27% 15% 283
Los Angeles Metro Area 22% 37% 23% 18% 485
Miami Metro Area 16% 32% 34% 18% 182
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 19% 43% 25% 13% 193
New York City Metro Area 17% 34% 28% 21% 708
Philadelphia Metro Area 21% 32% 27% 20% 359
Phoenix Metro Area 22% 33% 26% 18% 254
Pittsburgh Metro Area 12% 31% 26% 30% 141
Providence Metro Area 17% 32% 30% 21% 182
Riverside, CA Metro Area 22% 36% 25% 18% 183
San Diego Metro Area 22% 33% 27% 19% 152
San Francisco Metro Area 16% 43% 21% 20% 168
Seattle Metro Area 15% 42% 23% 19% 158
St. Louis Metro Area 17% 37% 24% 22% 150
Tampa Metro Area 19% 33% 25% 23% 160
Washington, DC Metro Area 21% 38% 26% 14% 362

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