Views about government aid to the poor among third generation immigrants or higher by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among third generation immigrants or higher by views about government aid to the poor

% of third generation immigrants or higher who say government aid to the poor…

Metro areaDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area46%47%5%2%417
Baltimore Metro Area38%56%4%2%209
Boston Metro Area38%56%3%2%343
Chicago Metro Area42%53%3%1%630
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area48%46%2%3%505
Detroit Metro Area44%51%3%2%309
Houston Metro Area52%43%3%2%360
Los Angeles Metro Area39%57%4%1%551
Miami Metro Area45%51%4%< 1%205
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area42%52%6%< 1%297
New York City Metro Area34%59%5%2%958
Philadelphia Metro Area38%59%2%2%578
Phoenix Metro Area55%40%3%3%312
Pittsburgh Metro Area49%45%4%2%219
Providence Metro Area41%53%2%4%263
Riverside, CA Metro Area49%47%3%1%231
San Diego Metro Area49%46%4%1%191
San Francisco Metro Area25%69%4%1%312
Seattle Metro Area36%59%3%2%255
St. Louis Metro Area47%48%4%1%242
Tampa Metro Area45%49%3%2%231
Washington, DC Metro Area37%57%3%2%632
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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