State among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by immigrant status (2014) Switch to: Immigrant status among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by state

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good who are in…

Immigrant statusAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingSample size
Immigrants< 1%< 1%2%< 1%26%1%1%< 1%< 1%9%2%1%< 1%3%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%2%2%1%1%< 1%1%< 1%1%1%< 1%4%1%10%2%< 1%1%1%1%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%12%< 1%< 1%2%3%< 1%1%< 1%1,494
Second generation1%< 1%3%< 1%18%2%1%< 1%< 1%8%2%< 1%< 1%5%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%2%3%3%1%< 1%1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%5%1%10%1%< 1%3%< 1%2%3%< 1%1%< 1%1%10%1%< 1%2%2%< 1%1%< 1%1,366
Third generation or higher2%< 1%2%1%7%2%1%< 1%< 1%6%4%< 1%1%4%3%1%1%2%2%< 1%2%2%4%2%1%2%< 1%1%1%< 1%2%1%4%3%< 1%5%2%1%5%< 1%2%< 1%3%7%1%< 1%3%2%1%2%< 1%12,551
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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