Parent of children under 18 among moderates by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among moderates by parental status

% of moderates who are…

Metro areaParentsNon-parentsSample size
Atlanta Metro Area29%71%160
Boston Metro Area25%75%176
Chicago Metro Area24%76%303
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area33%67%233
Detroit Metro Area32%68%128
Houston Metro Area27%73%180
Los Angeles Metro Area29%71%366
Miami Metro Area38%62%167
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area30%70%117
New York City Metro Area30%70%616
Philadelphia Metro Area24%76%274
Phoenix Metro Area34%66%136
Providence Metro Area30%70%134
Riverside, CA Metro Area43%57%131
San Diego Metro Area28%72%117
San Francisco Metro Area29%71%164
Seattle Metro Area25%75%113
St. Louis Metro Area25%75%100
Tampa Metro Area19%81%121
Washington, DC Metro Area29%71%366
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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