Views about size of government among Christians by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Christians by views about size of government

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Atlanta Metro Area 50% 45% 2% 3% 400
Baltimore Metro Area 53% 40% 3% 4% 172
Boston Metro Area 52% 38% 4% 6% 280
Chicago Metro Area 48% 47% 2% 3% 621
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 42% 2% 3% 516
Detroit Metro Area 56% 39% 2% 3% 268
Houston Metro Area 52% 43% 3% 2% 366
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 53% 3% 4% 671
Miami Metro Area 36% 57% 4% 3% 319
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 59% 33% 5% 3% 248
New York City Metro Area 38% 56% 3% 4% 1,065
Philadelphia Metro Area 47% 47% 3% 4% 501
Phoenix Metro Area 68% 29% 1% 1% 278
Pittsburgh Metro Area 67% 28% 2% 4% 199
Providence Metro Area 53% 40% 2% 5% 272
Riverside, CA Metro Area 47% 50% 2% 2% 272
San Diego Metro Area 45% 49% 4% 2% 219
San Francisco Metro Area 39% 51% 8% 2% 212
Seattle Metro Area 55% 39% 5% 1% 185
St. Louis Metro Area 52% 41% 2% 4% 203
Tampa Metro Area 50% 39% 5% 5% 216
Washington, DC Metro Area 45% 51% 1% 3% 574

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