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

% of third generation immigrants or higher who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area54%40%3%3%417
Baltimore Metro Area54%40%1%5%209
Boston Metro Area50%42%3%5%343
Chicago Metro Area50%44%3%3%630
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area56%37%3%4%505
Detroit Metro Area53%41%3%3%309
Houston Metro Area59%35%3%3%360
Los Angeles Metro Area49%43%3%4%551
Miami Metro Area43%48%3%5%205
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area62%31%4%3%297
New York City Metro Area42%49%4%5%958
Philadelphia Metro Area48%45%3%4%578
Phoenix Metro Area66%30%2%2%312
Pittsburgh Metro Area63%31%2%3%219
Providence Metro Area53%40%2%5%263
Riverside, CA Metro Area59%34%5%2%231
San Diego Metro Area59%30%7%3%191
San Francisco Metro Area35%53%7%6%312
Seattle Metro Area52%39%6%4%255
St. Louis Metro Area52%41%2%4%242
Tampa Metro Area57%36%4%3%231
Washington, DC Metro Area46%50%1%3%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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