Generational cohort 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 generational group

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

Metro area Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 20% 12% 36% 24% 8% 1% 238
Baltimore Metro Area 12% 19% 30% 29% 10% 1% 130
Boston Metro Area 17% 19% 31% 24% 7% 1% 288
Chicago Metro Area 18% 14% 31% 27% 8% 1% 477
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 15% 20% 33% 23% 8% 1% 288
Detroit Metro Area 9% 17% 31% 33% 9% 1% 185
Houston Metro Area 17% 17% 31% 26% 8% < 1% 236
Los Angeles Metro Area 20% 18% 29% 25% 8% < 1% 597
Miami Metro Area 18% 11% 30% 28% 8% 4% 254
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 19% 15% 29% 31% 6% < 1% 193
New York City Metro Area 12% 17% 30% 29% 10% 3% 991
Philadelphia Metro Area 16% 12% 29% 31% 12% 1% 402
Phoenix Metro Area 16% 16% 29% 30% 10% 1% 164
Pittsburgh Metro Area 9% 12% 23% 38% 16% 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 5% 16% 27% 38% 13% 1% 191
Riverside, CA Metro Area 21% 13% 26% 29% 12% < 1% 186
San Diego Metro Area 19% 14% 28% 28% 10% 1% 168
San Francisco Metro Area 10% 18% 33% 29% 9% 2% 330
Seattle Metro Area 16% 17% 32% 26% 8% < 1% 206
St. Louis Metro Area 10% 13% 26% 34% 16% < 1% 136
Tampa Metro Area 16% 10% 24% 34% 14% 2% 155
Washington, DC Metro Area 8% 22% 34% 27% 8% < 1% 565

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