Party affiliation among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by political party

% of adults ages 65 and older who identify as…

Metro areaRepublican/lean Rep.No leanDemocrat/lean Dem.Sample size
Boston Metro Area41%12%47%129
Chicago Metro Area38%19%43%221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area38%10%52%137
Houston Metro Area45%15%40%100
Los Angeles Metro Area42%12%46%271
Miami Metro Area36%9%54%126
New York City Metro Area31%18%51%496
Philadelphia Metro Area33%9%59%217
Phoenix Metro Area52%11%37%105
Providence Metro Area23%36%41%127
San Francisco Metro Area22%17%61%130
Washington, DC Metro Area39%8%53%138
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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