Parent of children under 18 among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by parental status

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

Metro areaParentsNon-parentsSample size
Atlanta Metro Area27%73%303
Baltimore Metro Area25%75%167
Boston Metro Area24%76%398
Chicago Metro Area27%73%606
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area38%62%371
Detroit Metro Area29%71%220
Houston Metro Area32%68%282
Los Angeles Metro Area28%72%776
Miami Metro Area33%67%327
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area25%75%236
New York City Metro Area28%72%1,292
Philadelphia Metro Area26%74%534
Phoenix Metro Area31%69%256
Pittsburgh Metro Area27%73%170
Providence Metro Area23%77%265
Riverside, CA Metro Area34%66%233
San Diego Metro Area29%71%219
San Francisco Metro Area25%75%401
Seattle Metro Area25%75%264
St. Louis Metro Area24%76%174
Tampa Metro Area25%75%222
Washington, DC Metro Area30%70%674
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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