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

% of 30-49 year olds who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area49%42%3%5%160
Boston Metro Area43%49%5%3%140
Chicago Metro Area49%47%2%2%244
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area51%46%1%1%186
Houston Metro Area45%48%4%3%166
Los Angeles Metro Area40%50%4%5%295
Miami Metro Area30%63%3%4%141
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area65%30%2%3%112
New York City Metro Area34%59%3%4%497
Philadelphia Metro Area47%44%4%4%175
Phoenix Metro Area52%44%< 1%3%101
Riverside, CA Metro Area45%47%6%2%101
San Francisco Metro Area38%56%5%1%125
Washington, DC Metro Area40%53%3%4%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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