Views about government aid to the poor 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 government aid to the poor

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 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 = 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 55% 42% 1% 2% 132
Boston Metro Area 49% 49% 2% 1% 116
Chicago Metro Area 46% 51% 2% 1% 241
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 41% 3% 3% 173
Detroit Metro Area 44% 51% 3% 2% 104
Houston Metro Area 56% 39% 4% 1% 137
Los Angeles Metro Area 39% 56% 4% 1% 221
Miami Metro Area 50% 44% 6% 1% 102
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 51% 46% 3% < 1% 103
New York City Metro Area 40% 51% 5% 4% 415
Philadelphia Metro Area 42% 53% 2% 3% 184
Phoenix Metro Area 64% 32% 4% < 1% 122
Providence Metro Area 40% 55% 1% 4% 100
San Francisco Metro Area 25% 71% 4% 1% 114
Washington, DC Metro Area 34% 63% 3% < 1% 231

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