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

% of 18-29 year olds who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area43%53%3%1%106
Chicago Metro Area43%50%3%3%152
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%42%5%4%133
Houston Metro Area44%54%2%< 1%103
Los Angeles Metro Area36%61%1%2%214
New York City Metro Area29%66%2%3%250
Philadelphia Metro Area45%51%1%3%111
Washington, DC Metro Area39%58%1%2%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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