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

% of non-parents who would rather have…

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Sample size = 367. 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 53% 42% 3% 3% 367
Baltimore Metro Area 47% 47% 2% 3% 199
Boston Metro Area 46% 46% 3% 5% 390
Chicago Metro Area 47% 46% 3% 4% 663
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 40% 4% 5% 466
Detroit Metro Area 58% 37% 3% 3% 292
Houston Metro Area 51% 42% 4% 4% 361
Los Angeles Metro Area 43% 49% 3% 4% 816
Miami Metro Area 36% 55% 3% 5% 349
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 56% 37% 4% 3% 254
New York City Metro Area 38% 54% 4% 4% 1,359
Philadelphia Metro Area 48% 45% 2% 5% 546
Phoenix Metro Area 59% 35% 2% 3% 305
Pittsburgh Metro Area 64% 31% 1% 3% 197
Providence Metro Area 49% 45% 4% 3% 288
Riverside, CA Metro Area 54% 43% 3% 1% 264
San Diego Metro Area 49% 44% 6% 1% 256
San Francisco Metro Area 34% 55% 7% 4% 381
Seattle Metro Area 48% 44% 5% 3% 255
St. Louis Metro Area 50% 44% 3% 3% 216
Tampa Metro Area 50% 40% 5% 5% 255
Washington, DC Metro Area 43% 51% 2% 4% 655

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