Political ideology among 50-64 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 50-64 year olds by political ideology

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area48%31%20%2%136
Boston Metro Area31%36%30%3%134
Chicago Metro Area30%37%27%6%231
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%30%17%4%186
Detroit Metro Area33%39%27%2%131
Houston Metro Area46%32%22%1%136
Los Angeles Metro Area38%28%30%4%272
Miami Metro Area33%29%33%5%119
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area33%37%24%5%117
New York City Metro Area34%35%26%5%489
Philadelphia Metro Area28%37%31%4%205
Phoenix Metro Area49%38%11%2%117
Providence Metro Area36%34%28%2%113
San Diego Metro Area33%39%23%5%104
San Francisco Metro Area19%35%31%15%138
Tampa Metro Area33%31%31%6%102
Washington, DC Metro Area30%40%21%9%266
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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