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

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area12%26%54%7%153
Chicago Metro Area16%30%45%8%170
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area20%47%26%7%103
Houston Metro Area24%38%34%3%102
Los Angeles Metro Area13%36%47%4%275
Miami Metro Area14%30%42%13%100
New York City Metro Area13%33%48%7%388
Philadelphia Metro Area20%32%41%7%151
San Francisco Metro Area6%32%57%6%188
Seattle Metro Area6%33%47%14%118
Washington, DC Metro Area14%31%48%8%232
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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