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

% of whites who are…

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area50%26%21%3%286
Baltimore Metro Area38%33%26%2%168
Boston Metro Area19%36%40%5%395
Chicago Metro Area34%36%24%6%580
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area45%35%18%3%397
Detroit Metro Area34%37%25%4%243
Houston Metro Area47%30%15%8%278
Los Angeles Metro Area29%36%31%3%523
Miami Metro Area36%28%31%5%207
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area36%31%26%7%285
New York City Metro Area28%36%31%4%1,056
Philadelphia Metro Area27%38%29%6%502
Phoenix Metro Area40%35%20%5%298
Pittsburgh Metro Area32%42%15%11%217
Providence Metro Area26%42%27%5%300
Riverside, CA Metro Area39%34%19%8%179
San Diego Metro Area32%37%28%3%179
San Francisco Metro Area17%34%47%3%321
Seattle Metro Area22%37%33%8%243
St. Louis Metro Area39%36%18%8%213
Tampa Metro Area30%35%28%6%230
Washington, DC Metro Area26%39%30%5%500
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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