Views about size of government among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by views about size of government

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area47%48%4%2%148
Baltimore Metro Area42%50%< 1%8%109
Boston Metro Area41%55%1%2%259
Chicago Metro Area47%46%5%3%371
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area42%52%3%2%167
Detroit Metro Area50%46%1%3%123
Houston Metro Area51%42%4%3%161
Los Angeles Metro Area41%52%3%4%463
Miami Metro Area23%70%4%3%173
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area47%48%3%2%125
New York City Metro Area36%58%3%3%746
Philadelphia Metro Area52%42%2%4%279
Phoenix Metro Area50%47%2%< 1%143
Providence Metro Area43%48%6%4%142
Riverside, CA Metro Area43%52%4%2%123
San Diego Metro Area41%53%4%1%138
San Francisco Metro Area34%59%3%4%297
Seattle Metro Area44%51%2%3%167
Tampa Metro Area47%48%2%3%112
Washington, DC Metro Area35%60%3%3%391
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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