Political ideology among adults with some college education by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults with some college education by political ideology

% of adults with some college education who are…

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area43%31%20%7%131
Boston Metro Area24%29%43%4%103
Chicago Metro Area31%35%29%6%218
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area41%40%18%2%181
Detroit Metro Area35%36%25%5%128
Houston Metro Area43%29%19%9%137
Los Angeles Metro Area33%32%31%3%264
Miami Metro Area28%29%35%9%114
New York City Metro Area25%34%32%8%417
Philadelphia Metro Area24%42%30%4%177
Phoenix Metro Area46%34%17%3%122
Riverside, CA Metro Area34%37%20%8%124
San Francisco Metro Area24%34%35%6%108
Seattle Metro Area28%34%31%7%101
Washington, DC Metro Area24%46%25%5%160
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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