Political ideology among adults with a post-graduate degree by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults with a post-graduate degree by political ideology

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area32%36%30%2%105
Boston Metro Area14%29%47%10%131
Chicago Metro Area19%35%42%4%170
Los Angeles Metro Area19%42%38%1%188
New York City Metro Area21%39%39%2%414
Philadelphia Metro Area20%42%37%1%165
San Francisco Metro Area6%32%56%6%132
Washington, DC Metro Area14%42%41%3%305
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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