Educational distribution among liberals by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among liberals by educational group

% of liberals who have completed…

Metro areaHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Atlanta Metro Area32%29%18%21%104
Boston Metro Area23%28%28%21%193
Chicago Metro Area30%30%23%18%253
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area44%28%16%12%123
Detroit Metro Area36%32%20%12%100
Houston Metro Area47%25%18%10%111
Los Angeles Metro Area40%30%18%13%327
Miami Metro Area40%32%15%12%146
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area25%30%24%20%102
New York City Metro Area33%26%22%19%549
Philadelphia Metro Area34%27%19%20%207
San Francisco Metro Area17%25%29%28%218
Seattle Metro Area19%30%25%26%124
Washington, DC Metro Area21%21%26%31%298
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.

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