Views about government aid to the poor among 30-49 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 30-49 year olds by views about government aid to the poor

% of 30-49 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Metro area Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 160. 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 43% 49% 5% 2% 160
Boston Metro Area 28% 66% 5% 1% 140
Chicago Metro Area 38% 57% 2% 3% 244
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 48% 47% 1% 3% 186
Houston Metro Area 49% 47% 3% 1% 166
Los Angeles Metro Area 38% 58% 2% 3% 295
Miami Metro Area 35% 56% 7% 2% 141
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 46% 50% 4% < 1% 112
New York City Metro Area 34% 59% 5% 2% 497
Philadelphia Metro Area 35% 60% 3% 2% 175
Phoenix Metro Area 51% 38% 5% 6% 101
Riverside, CA Metro Area 54% 43% 3% < 1% 101
San Francisco Metro Area 22% 75% < 1% 2% 125
Washington, DC Metro Area 27% 66% 5% 3% 327

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