Views about government aid to the poor among third generation immigrants or higher by state (2014) Switch to: State among third generation immigrants or higher by views about government aid to the poor

% of third generation immigrants or higher who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 460. 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.
Alabama 53% 39% 6% 2% 460
Alaska 41% 50% 6% 3% 251
Arizona 51% 44% 3% 3% 503
Arkansas 50% 46% 2% 2% 282
California 41% 53% 4% 2% 2,235
Colorado 46% 49% 4% 2% 403
Connecticut 43% 51% 5% 1% 252
Delaware 43% 51% 4% 2% 251
District of Columbia 22% 72% 4% 2% 212
Florida 50% 45% 4% 1% 1,363
Georgia 48% 45% 4% 2% 823
Hawaii 40% 54% 6% 1% 226
Idaho 50% 43% 5% 2% 282
Illinois 44% 50% 3% 2% 1,044
Indiana 57% 37% 4% 2% 584
Iowa 46% 50% 4% 1% 304
Kansas 50% 43% 7% < 1% 273
Kentucky 49% 41% 8% 2% 414
Louisiana 50% 43% 4% 3% 417
Maine 42% 52% 4% 2% 251
Maryland 40% 56% 3% 1% 490
Massachusetts 40% 55% 3% 2% 474
Michigan 45% 49% 4% 2% 826
Minnesota 44% 51% 4% 1% 504
Mississippi 50% 43% 3% 3% 299
Missouri 48% 46% 4% 2% 571
Montana 55% 41% 1% 2% 284
Nebraska 57% 41% 2% 1% 264
Nevada 44% 49% 5% 1% 226
New Hampshire 43% 52% 3% 2% 249
New Jersey 39% 56% 2% 3% 563
New Mexico 42% 50% 2% 6% 246
New York 39% 54% 5% 2% 1,209
North Carolina 44% 51% 4% 1% 886
North Dakota 57% 38% 4% 1% 301
Ohio 48% 46% 4% 2% 971
Oklahoma 50% 44% 3% 3% 357
Oregon 38% 56% 5% 1% 345
Pennsylvania 49% 45% 4% 2% 1,160
Rhode Island 41% 52% 2% 6% 229
South Carolina 43% 49% 6% 3% 446
South Dakota 54% 43% 2% 1% 274
Tennessee 48% 47% 3% 2% 584
Texas 49% 45% 3% 3% 1,791
Utah 54% 43% 1% 1% 271
Vermont 35% 61% 3% 2% 246
Virginia 50% 43% 4% 3% 709
Washington 39% 56% 4% 2% 547
West Virginia 48% 45% 6% 1% 289
Wisconsin 50% 46% 2% 2% 516
Wyoming 61% 33% 4% 2% 287

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