Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

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Metro area White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 66% 21% 1% 8% 3% 228
Baltimore Metro Area 77% 13% 1% 5% 4% 102
Boston Metro Area 78% 7% 3% 6% 6% 173
Chicago Metro Area 70% 10% 3% 15% 2% 327
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 61% 11% 3% 21% 4% 311
Detroit Metro Area 78% 15% 1% 4% 3% 159
Houston Metro Area 54% 12% 2% 28% 3% 244
Los Angeles Metro Area 39% 4% 15% 41% 2% 391
Miami Metro Area 43% 15% 1% 39% 2% 186
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 91% < 1% 2% 4% 2% 124
New York City Metro Area 53% 12% 12% 21% 1% 624
Philadelphia Metro Area 75% 14% 3% 7% 1% 270
Phoenix Metro Area 65% 4% 1% 25% 5% 206
Pittsburgh Metro Area 90% 7% 2% 1% < 1% 117
Providence Metro Area 78% 10% < 1% 12% < 1% 135
Riverside, CA Metro Area 46% 3% 9% 40% 2% 162
San Diego Metro Area 52% 3% 19% 23% 2% 132
San Francisco Metro Area 49% 10% 16% 21% 4% 107
Seattle Metro Area 79% 1% 6% 10% 4% 107
St. Louis Metro Area 83% 14% 1% 2% 1% 116
Tampa Metro Area 75% 7% 2% 12% 3% 141
Washington, DC Metro Area 58% 21% 7% 10% 5% 288

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