Texas Economic Conditions (February 2017)

Texas Economic Conditions (February 2017)

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categorycolumn-1
A lot better off6%
Somewhat better off22%
About the same49%
Somewhat worse off11%
A lot worse off5%
Don't know6%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
A lot better off3%8%8%
Somewhat better off14%16%32%
About the same51%53%45%
Somewhat worse off17%9%8%
A lot worse off8%6%2%
Don't know8%7%5%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
A lot better off2%4%17%
Somewhat better off34%27%35%
About the same46%53%38%
Somewhat worse off12%8%5%
A lot worse off3%2%2%
Don't know3%7%4%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
A lot better off0%1%6%
Somewhat better off18%12%13%
About the same58%59%43%
Somewhat worse off12%16%19%
A lot worse off8%7%9%
Don't know5%6%10%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
A lot better off5%3%9%
Somewhat better off13%16%32%
About the same42%58%44%
Somewhat worse off22%10%8%
A lot worse off12%4%1%
Don't know6%8%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
A lot better off3%6%16%
Somewhat better off24%34%34%
About the same40%52%38%
Somewhat worse off20%5%5%
A lot worse off2%0%1%
Don't know11%2%5%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
A lot better off2%0%13%
Somewhat better off18%15%7%
About the same40%48%36%
Somewhat worse off26%23%18%
A lot worse off6%8%22%
Don't know7%6%4%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
A lot better off4%9%12%
Somewhat better off15%30%34%
About the same50%45%41%
Somewhat worse off17%10%5%
A lot worse off9%1%3%
Don't know6%4%5%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
A lot better off7%12%3%
Somewhat better off27%14%14%
About the same48%43%56%
Somewhat worse off11%10%14%
A lot worse off3%9%6%
Don't know5%12%6%

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categoryMaleFemale
A lot better off6%7%
Somewhat better off27%19%
About the same52%46%
Somewhat worse off8%14%
A lot worse off5%5%
Don't know2%10%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
A lot better off6%6%8%
Somewhat better off19%24%23%
About the same49%48%51%
Somewhat worse off14%11%10%
A lot worse off5%6%1%
Don't know8%5%7%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
A lot better off7%9%4%7%
Somewhat better off23%14%23%33%
About the same41%55%51%43%
Somewhat worse off15%10%10%12%
A lot worse off3%5%8%1%
Don't know12%7%4%5%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
A lot better off2%8%5%7%4%12%
Somewhat better off7%18%26%24%25%27%
About the same68%55%45%44%47%39%
Somewhat worse off2%8%13%8%16%15%
A lot worse off10%3%4%9%5%5%
Don't know11%8%7%8%3%2%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
A lot better off11%4%1%1%
Somewhat better off25%23%24%13%
About the same44%52%48%55%
Somewhat worse off8%11%20%15%
A lot worse off4%4%2%11%
Don't know8%6%6%5%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
A lot better off11%5%1%
Somewhat better off26%24%16%
About the same45%49%54%
Somewhat worse off8%12%16%
A lot worse off2%5%9%
Don't know8%4%4%

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