Views about size of government among 30-49 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 30-49 year olds by views about size of government

% of 30-49 year olds who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 160. 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 49% 42% 3% 5% 160
Boston Metro Area 43% 49% 5% 3% 140
Chicago Metro Area 49% 47% 2% 2% 244
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 51% 46% 1% 1% 186
Houston Metro Area 45% 48% 4% 3% 166
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 50% 4% 5% 295
Miami Metro Area 30% 63% 3% 4% 141
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 65% 30% 2% 3% 112
New York City Metro Area 34% 59% 3% 4% 497
Philadelphia Metro Area 47% 44% 4% 4% 175
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 44% < 1% 3% 101
Riverside, CA Metro Area 45% 47% 6% 2% 101
San Francisco Metro Area 38% 56% 5% 1% 125
Washington, DC Metro Area 40% 53% 3% 4% 327

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