Party affiliation among college graduates by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among college graduates by political party

% of college graduates who identify as…

Metro areaRepublican/lean Rep.No leanDemocrat/lean Dem.Sample size
Atlanta Metro Area44%13%43%138
Boston Metro Area20%13%67%156
Chicago Metro Area35%12%53%260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area51%11%38%190
Houston Metro Area44%14%42%140
Los Angeles Metro Area36%15%49%306
Miami Metro Area36%17%47%126
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area44%12%44%132
New York City Metro Area23%13%64%498
Philadelphia Metro Area35%10%56%171
Phoenix Metro Area47%13%40%103
Providence Metro Area37%16%47%110
San Francisco Metro Area20%16%64%164
Seattle Metro Area30%14%56%102
Washington, DC Metro Area35%12%53%300
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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