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

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

Metro area Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 12% 16% 31% 32% 8% < 1% 231
Baltimore Metro Area 10% 15% 32% 30% 12% 1% 102
Boston Metro Area 11% 9% 23% 43% 11% 3% 175
Chicago Metro Area 11% 13% 32% 29% 14% 1% 328
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 15% 15% 34% 28% 6% 2% 311
Detroit Metro Area 15% 8% 33% 30% 13% 1% 157
Houston Metro Area 16% 15% 34% 27% 7% < 1% 241
Los Angeles Metro Area 11% 12% 34% 29% 12% 1% 391
Miami Metro Area 11% 13% 30% 32% 12% 2% 182
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 11% 16% 34% 26% 13% 1% 127
New York City Metro Area 15% 15% 27% 30% 11% 1% 619
Philadelphia Metro Area 16% 15% 25% 32% 11% 1% 269
Phoenix Metro Area 13% 17% 30% 29% 9% 1% 207
Pittsburgh Metro Area 9% 18% 24% 36% 13% < 1% 117
Providence Metro Area 18% 9% 32% 33% 8% 1% 136
Riverside, CA Metro Area 15% 15% 38% 21% 10% 1% 163
San Diego Metro Area 17% 17% 30% 25% 10% 2% 132
San Francisco Metro Area 16% 10% 32% 31% 12% < 1% 107
Seattle Metro Area 10% 7% 37% 35% 11% < 1% 107
St. Louis Metro Area 20% 9% 32% 26% 13% 1% 116
Tampa Metro Area 12% 9% 32% 29% 17% 1% 144
Washington, DC Metro Area 17% 16% 27% 33% 6% < 1% 280

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