Political ideology among college graduates by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among college graduates by political ideology

% of college graduates who are…

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area41%34%21%4%138
Boston Metro Area17%31%50%2%156
Chicago Metro Area27%39%32%2%260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area44%37%16%3%190
Houston Metro Area33%38%25%4%140
Los Angeles Metro Area27%40%31%3%306
Miami Metro Area26%40%31%3%126
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area36%31%29%3%132
New York City Metro Area23%36%38%4%498
Philadelphia Metro Area28%35%34%3%171
Phoenix Metro Area30%44%25%1%103
Providence Metro Area20%38%40%2%110
San Francisco Metro Area9%36%51%4%164
Seattle Metro Area24%25%42%9%102
Washington, DC Metro Area26%37%33%4%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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