Views about government aid to the poor among 30-49 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 30-49 year olds by views about government aid to the poor

% of 30-49 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 Area43%49%5%2%160
Boston Metro Area28%66%5%1%140
Chicago Metro Area38%57%2%3%244
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area48%47%1%3%186
Houston Metro Area49%47%3%1%166
Los Angeles Metro Area38%58%2%3%295
Miami Metro Area35%56%7%2%141
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area46%50%4%< 1%112
New York City Metro Area34%59%5%2%497
Philadelphia Metro Area35%60%3%2%175
Phoenix Metro Area51%38%5%6%101
Riverside, CA Metro Area54%43%3%< 1%101
San Francisco Metro Area22%75%< 1%2%125
Washington, DC Metro Area27%66%5%3%327
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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