Generational cohort among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by generational group

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Metro area Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 17% 15% 36% 25% 7% 1% 181
Baltimore Metro Area 12% 18% 26% 36% 8% < 1% 123
Boston Metro Area 12% 16% 25% 35% 9% 2% 255
Chicago Metro Area 15% 13% 30% 30% 10% 1% 395
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 15% 19% 30% 26% 9% 1% 243
Detroit Metro Area 14% 15% 29% 31% 10% < 1% 179
Houston Metro Area 18% 18% 31% 24% 8% < 1% 196
Los Angeles Metro Area 15% 17% 32% 26% 10% < 1% 433
Miami Metro Area 15% 10% 31% 29% 10% 6% 210
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 17% 17% 32% 26% 7% 1% 152
New York City Metro Area 13% 16% 30% 30% 10% 2% 810
Philadelphia Metro Area 16% 13% 25% 31% 14% 1% 323
Phoenix Metro Area 10% 11% 40% 29% 9% < 1% 176
Pittsburgh Metro Area 14% 14% 29% 32% 11% < 1% 111
Providence Metro Area 10% 18% 26% 34% 11% 1% 176
Riverside, CA Metro Area 17% 14% 29% 30% 9% 1% 159
San Diego Metro Area 22% 15% 23% 26% 11% 3% 122
San Francisco Metro Area 6% 20% 32% 29% 13% < 1% 215
Seattle Metro Area 14% 16% 30% 27% 12% 1% 141
St. Louis Metro Area 12% 13% 29% 35% 9% 1% 123
Tampa Metro Area 11% 12% 32% 32% 12% 2% 146
Washington, DC Metro Area 13% 22% 30% 29% 7% < 1% 361

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