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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Metro area Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 284. 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 53% 4% 11% 8% 25% 284
Baltimore Metro Area 45% 3% 10% 10% 33% 124
Boston Metro Area 46% 12% 13% 11% 19% 244
Chicago Metro Area 54% 7% 10% 4% 25% 432
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 8% 15% 4% 20% 359
Detroit Metro Area 54% 7% 9% 6% 24% 196
Houston Metro Area 56% 4% 11% 7% 22% 287
Los Angeles Metro Area 48% 9% 11% 4% 28% 490
Miami Metro Area 56% 5% 14% 7% 19% 189
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 53% 5% 11% 6% 25% 196
New York City Metro Area 52% 6% 10% 5% 28% 725
Philadelphia Metro Area 50% 7% 10% 6% 27% 362
Phoenix Metro Area 50% 10% 11% 5% 24% 258
Pittsburgh Metro Area 43% 7% 25% 11% 15% 144
Providence Metro Area 46% 6% 14% 8% 26% 183
Riverside, CA Metro Area 51% 7% 8% 10% 24% 184
San Diego Metro Area 49% 3% 15% 10% 23% 155
San Francisco Metro Area 45% 8% 15% 3% 29% 174
Seattle Metro Area 50% 11% 14% 7% 18% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 44% 4% 14% 11% 26% 150
Tampa Metro Area 40% 12% 13% 9% 26% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 52% 6% 10% 6% 27% 374

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