Educational 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 educational group

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

Metro area High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 285. 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 30% 33% 22% 16% 285
Baltimore Metro Area 39% 33% 15% 14% 124
Boston Metro Area 39% 24% 21% 16% 244
Chicago Metro Area 34% 30% 24% 12% 433
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 28% 37% 23% 11% 360
Detroit Metro Area 32% 41% 19% 8% 198
Houston Metro Area 37% 30% 21% 12% 286
Los Angeles Metro Area 31% 34% 23% 12% 490
Miami Metro Area 30% 32% 22% 16% 188
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 32% 38% 22% 8% 195
New York City Metro Area 32% 26% 20% 21% 725
Philadelphia Metro Area 36% 27% 21% 16% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 35% 37% 17% 11% 258
Pittsburgh Metro Area 45% 27% 19% 10% 143
Providence Metro Area 37% 29% 20% 14% 183
Riverside, CA Metro Area 39% 38% 16% 6% 184
San Diego Metro Area 25% 34% 22% 18% 155
San Francisco Metro Area 25% 31% 25% 19% 174
Seattle Metro Area 33% 36% 18% 13% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 32% 37% 21% 11% 150
Tampa Metro Area 39% 36% 16% 9% 160
Washington, DC Metro Area 24% 28% 29% 19% 375

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