Views about government aid to the poor among 18-29 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 18-29 year olds by views about government aid to the poor

% of 18-29 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Metro areaDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area39%55%4%2%106
Chicago Metro Area33%62%4%2%152
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area45%49%4%1%133
Houston Metro Area51%47%2%< 1%103
Los Angeles Metro Area29%68%3%< 1%214
New York City Metro Area39%57%3%1%250
Philadelphia Metro Area42%55%1%2%111
Washington, DC Metro Area45%53%2%< 1%157
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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