Educational distribution among conservatives by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among conservatives by educational group

% of conservatives who have completed…

Metro areaHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Atlanta Metro Area42%30%17%11%217
Boston Metro Area40%29%19%12%108
Chicago Metro Area43%31%18%8%260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area41%31%21%7%274
Detroit Metro Area40%35%18%7%126
Houston Metro Area45%34%15%6%197
Los Angeles Metro Area47%32%15%6%327
Miami Metro Area54%26%13%7%138
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area31%38%27%4%108
New York City Metro Area49%23%16%12%509
Philadelphia Metro Area45%25%18%12%195
Phoenix Metro Area29%48%13%10%152
Providence Metro Area55%21%14%10%100
Riverside, CA Metro Area48%32%14%5%139
San Diego Metro Area44%34%13%9%104
Tampa Metro Area50%32%11%7%107
Washington, DC Metro Area38%24%25%13%200
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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