Views about government aid to the poor among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults ages 65 and older 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
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Boston Metro Area 47% 44% 1% 8% 129
Chicago Metro Area 48% 46% 4% 2% 221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 42% 47% 8% 3% 137
Houston Metro Area 40% 49% 2% 9% 100
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 46% 8% 5% 271
Miami Metro Area 40% 51% 2% 7% 126
New York City Metro Area 37% 53% 5% 6% 496
Philadelphia Metro Area 35% 58% 3% 4% 217
Phoenix Metro Area 57% 37% 1% 5% 105
Providence Metro Area 32% 59% 8% 2% 127
San Francisco Metro Area 26% 68% 3% 3% 130
Washington, DC Metro Area 35% 56% 7% 2% 138

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