Views about size of government among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by views about size of government

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area60%36%2%2%132
Boston Metro Area60%37%2%1%116
Chicago Metro Area57%38%2%3%241
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area66%31%3%< 1%173
Detroit Metro Area52%44%2%1%104
Houston Metro Area57%36%5%3%137
Los Angeles Metro Area50%42%3%6%221
Miami Metro Area45%50%3%1%102
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area64%28%2%6%103
New York City Metro Area49%44%3%5%415
Philadelphia Metro Area55%41%2%3%184
Phoenix Metro Area60%37%2%< 1%122
Providence Metro Area59%38%< 1%3%100
San Francisco Metro Area39%50%6%5%114
Washington, DC Metro Area45%48%4%3%231
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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