Political ideology among baby Boomers by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among baby Boomers by political ideology

% of baby Boomers who are…

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area50%29%19%1%165
Boston Metro Area31%37%29%3%172
Chicago Metro Area29%36%27%8%291
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area47%31%17%4%221
Detroit Metro Area33%37%27%3%159
Houston Metro Area42%33%25%1%163
Los Angeles Metro Area37%29%31%4%346
Miami Metro Area33%31%32%4%162
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area33%39%24%5%135
New York City Metro Area34%34%25%6%618
Philadelphia Metro Area30%36%30%5%261
Phoenix Metro Area45%39%13%3%149
Pittsburgh Metro Area43%42%9%6%109
Providence Metro Area32%37%27%4%155
Riverside, CA Metro Area40%32%20%8%116
San Diego Metro Area36%36%23%5%131
San Francisco Metro Area19%34%32%15%181
Seattle Metro Area28%31%38%4%122
St. Louis Metro Area31%38%22%9%105
Tampa Metro Area31%33%31%5%126
Washington, DC Metro Area31%39%22%8%310
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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