Marital status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by marital status

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Metro area Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 191. 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 41% 5% 17% 3% 33% 191
Baltimore Metro Area 43% 4% 13% 5% 36% 108
Boston Metro Area 33% 13% 7% 3% 44% 206
Chicago Metro Area 40% 9% 13% 4% 34% 375
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 40% 12% 15% 6% 27% 251
Detroit Metro Area 34% 12% 22% 4% 27% 151
Houston Metro Area 37% 6% 19% 6% 31% 194
Los Angeles Metro Area 38% 13% 13% 4% 33% 502
Miami Metro Area 38% 7% 14% 6% 35% 253
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 40% 4% 10% 10% 36% 125
New York City Metro Area 39% 9% 12% 6% 34% 920
Philadelphia Metro Area 35% 6% 13% 10% 36% 304
Phoenix Metro Area 40% 11% 22% 4% 24% 123
Providence Metro Area 39% 15% 15% 10% 21% 139
Riverside, CA Metro Area 40% 9% 12% 8% 31% 165
San Diego Metro Area 45% 6% 12% 3% 34% 140
San Francisco Metro Area 44% 9% 10% 5% 32% 257
Seattle Metro Area 35% 12% 14% 6% 34% 142
St. Louis Metro Area 35% 17% 15% 2% 31% 104
Tampa Metro Area 34% 10% 16% 7% 32% 130
Washington, DC Metro Area 39% 10% 16% 4% 31% 481

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