Views about size of government among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by views about size of government

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area32%61%4%3%107
Chicago Metro Area33%60%4%3%174
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area31%63%1%5%156
Detroit Metro Area42%54%2%2%114
Houston Metro Area33%63%1%4%120
Los Angeles Metro Area31%65%3%2%278
Miami Metro Area18%74%2%6%133
New York City Metro Area17%76%3%3%371
Philadelphia Metro Area39%55%3%3%145
Riverside, CA Metro Area33%62%5%1%102
Washington, DC Metro Area27%69%2%2%109
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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