Political ideology 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 political ideology

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

Metro area Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 58% 31% 7% 4% 235
Baltimore Metro Area 58% 28% 9% 5% 102
Boston Metro Area 38% 42% 15% 5% 181
Chicago Metro Area 45% 33% 15% 6% 334
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 31% 13% 4% 318
Detroit Metro Area 55% 27% 14% 5% 163
Houston Metro Area 54% 23% 17% 5% 247
Los Angeles Metro Area 45% 33% 20% 2% 399
Miami Metro Area 41% 28% 23% 7% 189
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 55% 25% 9% 12% 128
New York City Metro Area 39% 38% 19% 4% 642
Philadelphia Metro Area 36% 38% 20% 6% 274
Phoenix Metro Area 48% 29% 18% 6% 210
Pittsburgh Metro Area 49% 33% 9% 10% 119
Providence Metro Area 41% 38% 20% 2% 137
Riverside, CA Metro Area 49% 28% 17% 6% 163
San Diego Metro Area 44% 34% 22% < 1% 136
San Francisco Metro Area 43% 34% 17% 5% 111
Seattle Metro Area 43% 29% 16% 12% 109
St. Louis Metro Area 49% 27% 16% 8% 118
Tampa Metro Area 44% 36% 18% 2% 144
Washington, DC Metro Area 39% 40% 14% 7% 291

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