Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

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

Metro area Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 192. 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 32% 68% 192
Baltimore Metro Area 14% 86% 108
Boston Metro Area 23% 77% 206
Chicago Metro Area 27% 73% 375
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 41% 59% 249
Detroit Metro Area 39% 61% 151
Houston Metro Area 39% 61% 195
Los Angeles Metro Area 32% 68% 505
Miami Metro Area 36% 64% 251
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 23% 77% 125
New York City Metro Area 31% 69% 924
Philadelphia Metro Area 27% 73% 304
Phoenix Metro Area 31% 69% 122
Providence Metro Area 20% 80% 139
Riverside, CA Metro Area 43% 57% 165
San Diego Metro Area 30% 70% 140
San Francisco Metro Area 29% 71% 258
Seattle Metro Area 26% 74% 142
St. Louis Metro Area 21% 79% 104
Tampa Metro Area 24% 76% 130
Washington, DC Metro Area 32% 68% 482

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