Views about size of government among never married adults by state (2014) Switch to: State among never married adults by views about size of government

% of never married adults who would rather have…

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Arizona 55% 39% 2% 4% 132
California 41% 54% 3% 2% 846
District of Columbia 21% 71% 5% 3% 109
Florida 39% 56% 3% 3% 384
Georgia 38% 56% 2% 4% 211
Illinois 43% 51% 3% 3% 306
Indiana 47% 46% 6% 1% 126
Louisiana 42% 54% 1% 2% 103
Maryland 43% 52% < 1% 4% 151
Massachusetts 34% 62% 2% 3% 161
Michigan 44% 47% 5% 4% 199
Minnesota 49% 44% 3% 4% 114
Missouri 50% 44% 2% 4% 131
New Jersey 41% 53% 2% 3% 175
New York 33% 62% 2% 3% 474
North Carolina 35% 61% 1% 3% 179
Ohio 50% 44% < 1% 5% 216
Pennsylvania 45% 50% 2% 3% 248
Texas 41% 53% 3% 3% 488
Virginia 49% 48% 1% 2% 158
Washington 44% 50% 2% 3% 144
Wisconsin 48% 49% 1% 2% 108

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