Generational cohort 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 generational group

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

Metro area Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest 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 13% 13% 33% 31% 10% < 1% 280
Baltimore Metro Area 8% 16% 33% 29% 12% 2% 122
Boston Metro Area 9% 12% 28% 38% 10% 4% 237
Chicago Metro Area 13% 13% 33% 27% 12% 2% 429
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 12% 18% 33% 28% 7% 2% 353
Detroit Metro Area 10% 11% 31% 34% 13% 1% 194
Houston Metro Area 14% 16% 29% 30% 12% < 1% 283
Los Angeles Metro Area 15% 12% 31% 27% 14% 1% 485
Miami Metro Area 9% 8% 31% 41% 10% 1% 182
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 14% 12% 35% 28% 9% < 1% 193
New York City Metro Area 11% 14% 27% 34% 12% 3% 708
Philadelphia Metro Area 12% 17% 24% 33% 13% 1% 359
Phoenix Metro Area 12% 16% 27% 33% 11% 1% 254
Pittsburgh Metro Area 3% 16% 25% 39% 17% < 1% 141
Providence Metro Area 7% 14% 28% 37% 13% 1% 182
Riverside, CA Metro Area 17% 10% 31% 28% 14% 1% 183
San Diego Metro Area 14% 15% 25% 30% 13% 3% 152
San Francisco Metro Area 10% 13% 36% 26% 14% 1% 168
Seattle Metro Area 10% 10% 38% 30% 11% 1% 158
St. Louis Metro Area 13% 9% 32% 27% 18% 1% 150
Tampa Metro Area 13% 11% 28% 30% 16% 1% 160
Washington, DC Metro Area 13% 14% 33% 30% 10% < 1% 362

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