Views about government aid to the poor among democrats and Democratic leaners by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among democrats and Democratic leaners by views about government aid to the poor

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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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Atlanta Metro Area 24% 70% 4% 2% 224
Baltimore Metro Area 15% 76% 7% 2% 135
Boston Metro Area 18% 78% 2% 1% 286
Chicago Metro Area 27% 70% 3% < 1% 450
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 27% 66% 4% 2% 262
Detroit Metro Area 21% 75% 2% 2% 190
Houston Metro Area 28% 67% 3% 2% 222
Los Angeles Metro Area 25% 70% 4% 1% 559
Miami Metro Area 22% 71% 4% 3% 258
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 16% 79% 6% < 1% 169
New York City Metro Area 24% 71% 3% 2% 1,009
Philadelphia Metro Area 23% 74% 2% 1% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 41% 56% 2% 1% 151
Pittsburgh Metro Area 30% 65% 5% < 1% 126
Providence Metro Area 28% 68% 1% 3% 177
Riverside, CA Metro Area 31% 63% 4% 2% 157
San Diego Metro Area 28% 66% 4% 3% 157
San Francisco Metro Area 14% 81% 4% 1% 328
Seattle Metro Area 14% 81% 2% 2% 176
St. Louis Metro Area 24% 71% 4% < 1% 135
Tampa Metro Area 25% 69% 4% 3% 150
Washington, DC Metro Area 17% 78% 3% 2% 565

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