Income distribution among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area 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…

Metro area Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 169. 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 20% 20% 30% 30% 169
Baltimore Metro Area 23% 19% 41% 17% 111
Boston Metro Area 34% 15% 23% 28% 223
Chicago Metro Area 30% 21% 32% 17% 347
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 36% 18% 31% 15% 221
Detroit Metro Area 46% 17% 21% 16% 159
Houston Metro Area 34% 14% 30% 22% 170
Los Angeles Metro Area 35% 18% 24% 23% 383
Miami Metro Area 41% 22% 18% 19% 175
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 18% 21% 27% 34% 138
New York City Metro Area 28% 17% 28% 27% 711
Philadelphia Metro Area 35% 16% 29% 19% 288
Phoenix Metro Area 36% 18% 27% 19% 162
Providence Metro Area 27% 24% 31% 17% 158
Riverside, CA Metro Area 34% 30% 21% 14% 142
San Diego Metro Area 35% 17% 30% 19% 104
San Francisco Metro Area 25% 22% 20% 33% 197
Seattle Metro Area 29% 26% 23% 22% 124
St. Louis Metro Area 30% 23% 24% 23% 112
Tampa Metro Area 38% 29% 13% 21% 127
Washington, DC Metro Area 19% 15% 31% 35% 331

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