Views about government aid to the poor among 50-64 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 50-64 year olds by views about government aid to the poor

% of 50-64 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 = 136. 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 51% 41% 4% 4% 136
Boston Metro Area 49% 49% 1% < 1% 134
Chicago Metro Area 41% 55% 3% 1% 231
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 50% 39% 6% 4% 186
Detroit Metro Area 39% 56% 3% 3% 131
Houston Metro Area 52% 43% 4% 1% 136
Los Angeles Metro Area 41% 54% 4% < 1% 272
Miami Metro Area 39% 52% 8% 2% 119
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 37% 55% 8% 1% 117
New York City Metro Area 36% 58% 4% 2% 489
Philadelphia Metro Area 41% 56% 2% < 1% 205
Phoenix Metro Area 51% 44% 4% < 1% 117
Providence Metro Area 41% 58% < 1% 1% 113
San Diego Metro Area 45% 50% 5% < 1% 104
San Francisco Metro Area 23% 63% 9% 5% 138
Tampa Metro Area 38% 54% 4% 4% 102
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 58% 2% 3% 266

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