Views about environmental regulation among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by views about environmental protection

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say…

Metro area Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 132. 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 34% 64% 2% 1% 132
Boston Metro Area 29% 68% < 1% 3% 116
Chicago Metro Area 30% 67% 2% 1% 241
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 30% 67% 1% 2% 173
Detroit Metro Area 29% 68% 1% 1% 104
Houston Metro Area 28% 68% 2% 1% 137
Los Angeles Metro Area 33% 63% 2% 2% 221
Miami Metro Area 19% 76% 3% 1% 102
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 34% 60% 4% 2% 103
New York City Metro Area 23% 73% 1% 3% 415
Philadelphia Metro Area 27% 70% 2% 2% 184
Phoenix Metro Area 34% 66% < 1% < 1% 122
Providence Metro Area 24% 71% 1% 4% 100
San Francisco Metro Area 23% 73% 4% 1% 114
Washington, DC Metro Area 23% 73% 1% 2% 231

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