Views about homosexuality by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say homosexuality…

Metro areaShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area60%33%4%3%510
Baltimore Metro Area64%28%5%2%250
Boston Metro Area78%14%3%6%498
Chicago Metro Area69%25%3%3%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area58%35%3%4%659
Detroit Metro Area61%31%6%2%374
Houston Metro Area55%39%3%3%514
Los Angeles Metro Area71%21%4%4%1,076
Miami Metro Area65%27%5%3%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area68%26%4%2%342
New York City Metro Area70%23%3%3%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area74%20%4%2%722
Phoenix Metro Area65%23%7%4%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area69%24%4%3%252
Providence Metro Area78%17%2%4%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area64%27%5%3%373
San Diego Metro Area69%27%2%2%321
San Francisco Metro Area80%14%1%5%485
Seattle Metro Area78%18%3%1%333
St. Louis Metro Area62%28%4%6%274
Tampa Metro Area69%22%6%2%320
Washington, DC Metro Area72%23%3%2%913
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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