Income distribution 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 household income

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 214. 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 23% 17% 33% 27% 214
Boston Metro Area 25% 15% 34% 26% 145
Chicago Metro Area 22% 24% 31% 23% 289
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 27% 21% 28% 24% 289
Detroit Metro Area 36% 20% 26% 18% 141
Houston Metro Area 29% 14% 33% 24% 217
Los Angeles Metro Area 32% 18% 24% 26% 343
Miami Metro Area 28% 19% 33% 20% 155
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 19% 13% 41% 28% 108
New York City Metro Area 30% 15% 28% 27% 534
Philadelphia Metro Area 28% 18% 30% 24% 244
Phoenix Metro Area 24% 20% 39% 17% 189
Pittsburgh Metro Area 27% 24% 30% 19% 100
Providence Metro Area 16% 30% 31% 23% 118
Riverside, CA Metro Area 28% 21% 32% 18% 146
San Diego Metro Area 34% 14% 25% 27% 120
St. Louis Metro Area 25% 20% 36% 18% 110
Tampa Metro Area 28% 30% 22% 20% 126
Washington, DC Metro Area 14% 22% 30% 34% 249

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