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

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have a household income of…

Generational cohort Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,272. 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.
Younger Millennial 40% 20% 23% 17% 1,272
Older Millennial 39% 25% 25% 12% 1,804
Generation X 28% 19% 30% 24% 2,949
Baby Boomer 32% 20% 27% 21% 4,980
Silent 43% 24% 22% 11% 2,006
Greatest 51% 24% 17% 7% 191

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