Political ideology 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 political ideology

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are…

Metro area Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 28% 35% 32% 5% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 17% 34% 48% 1% 133
Boston Metro Area 13% 23% 59% 5% 294
Chicago Metro Area 19% 37% 38% 6% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 32% 37% 28% 3% 296
Detroit Metro Area 16% 41% 39% 4% 186
Houston Metro Area 22% 44% 29% 5% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 22% 35% 39% 4% 609
Miami Metro Area 23% 30% 39% 8% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 16% 35% 48% 2% 196
New York City Metro Area 20% 33% 41% 6% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 19% 36% 38% 7% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 18% 42% 36% 4% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 21% 47% 24% 9% 119
Providence Metro Area 17% 43% 33% 7% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 26% 41% 29% 5% 189
San Diego Metro Area 23% 39% 30% 8% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 11% 35% 48% 6% 338
Seattle Metro Area 11% 33% 47% 8% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 21% 42% 28% 9% 138
Tampa Metro Area 20% 33% 37% 10% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 16% 39% 39% 6% 576

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