Immigrant status 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 immigrant status

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

Metro area Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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 11% 6% 83% 234
Baltimore Metro Area 10% 14% 76% 102
Boston Metro Area 11% 17% 72% 181
Chicago Metro Area 11% 16% 73% 331
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 17% 10% 73% 315
Detroit Metro Area 6% 11% 83% 163
Houston Metro Area 19% 12% 68% 243
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 18% 42% 393
Miami Metro Area 41% 14% 45% 185
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 6% 7% 87% 128
New York City Metro Area 33% 20% 47% 627
Philadelphia Metro Area 8% 13% 79% 268
Phoenix Metro Area 10% 12% 78% 207
Pittsburgh Metro Area 4% 2% 94% 117
Providence Metro Area 20% 16% 65% 136
Riverside, CA Metro Area 26% 13% 61% 163
San Diego Metro Area 30% 14% 56% 134
San Francisco Metro Area 25% 19% 56% 110
Seattle Metro Area 15% 8% 77% 107
St. Louis Metro Area 4% 3% 93% 116
Tampa Metro Area 11% 15% 74% 141
Washington, DC Metro Area 23% 7% 70% 287

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