Political ideology among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by political ideology

% of adults ages 65 and older who are…

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area28%40%30%2%129
Chicago Metro Area45%24%18%13%221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area41%40%14%5%137
Houston Metro Area42%28%19%11%100
Los Angeles Metro Area38%32%23%7%271
Miami Metro Area42%26%29%3%126
New York City Metro Area40%30%23%6%496
Philadelphia Metro Area32%38%24%6%217
Phoenix Metro Area45%28%23%4%105
Providence Metro Area30%40%17%13%127
San Francisco Metro Area27%34%33%7%130
Washington, DC Metro Area34%30%33%3%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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