Income distribution among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by household income

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 225. 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 31% 23% 24% 22% 225
Baltimore Metro Area 28% 20% 31% 21% 116
Boston Metro Area 30% 17% 19% 34% 258
Chicago Metro Area 35% 21% 25% 19% 427
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 41% 21% 23% 16% 265
Detroit Metro Area 46% 18% 25% 12% 166
Houston Metro Area 42% 18% 24% 16% 218
Los Angeles Metro Area 38% 15% 22% 25% 534
Miami Metro Area 46% 20% 18% 16% 222
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 23% 19% 27% 31% 181
New York City Metro Area 35% 18% 23% 24% 870
Philadelphia Metro Area 33% 19% 25% 22% 358
Phoenix Metro Area 45% 15% 25% 15% 149
Providence Metro Area 33% 20% 35% 13% 163
Riverside, CA Metro Area 44% 24% 21% 12% 165
San Diego Metro Area 38% 12% 28% 21% 150
San Francisco Metro Area 24% 19% 24% 32% 303
Seattle Metro Area 29% 19% 26% 26% 191
St. Louis Metro Area 34% 27% 21% 18% 123
Tampa Metro Area 46% 20% 20% 14% 136
Washington, DC Metro Area 22% 13% 30% 35% 530

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