Texas Economic Conditions (June 2018)

Texas Economic Conditions (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
A lot better off13%
Somewhat better off30%
About the same34%
Somewhat worse off12%
A lot worse off4%
Don't know7%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
A lot better off4%9%23%
Somewhat better off14%29%46%
About the same50%25%22%
Somewhat worse off20%15%3%
A lot worse off6%8%0%
Don't know5%14%6%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
A lot better off3%1%5%
Somewhat better off13%21%12%
About the same43%48%55%
Somewhat worse off28%15%19%
A lot worse off9%4%6%
Don't know4%10%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
A lot better off25%13%27%
Somewhat better off54%34%49%
About the same16%37%17%
Somewhat worse off3%6%1%
A lot worse off0%1%0%
Don't know2%9%6%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
A lot better off3%5%24%
Somewhat better off12%26%45%
About the same52%38%20%
Somewhat worse off23%12%4%
A lot worse off5%7%1%
Don't know5%12%5%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
A lot better off0%2%7%
Somewhat better off13%12%13%
About the same64%54%39%
Somewhat worse off18%22%28%
A lot worse off3%5%8%
Don't know2%6%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
A lot better off14%17%38%
Somewhat better off40%50%43%
About the same27%24%12%
Somewhat worse off11%3%2%
A lot worse off1%1%1%
Don't know7%5%4%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
A lot better off4%22%32%
Somewhat better off13%45%42%
About the same50%24%16%
Somewhat worse off21%3%5%
A lot worse off7%1%0%
Don't know5%5%5%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
A lot better off15%7%12%
Somewhat better off36%24%21%
About the same29%45%41%
Somewhat worse off12%15%9%
A lot worse off3%4%5%
Don't know5%5%12%

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categoryMaleFemale
A lot better off19%8%
Somewhat better off34%27%
About the same28%39%
Somewhat worse off10%13%
A lot worse off5%4%
Don't know4%9%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
A lot better off11%13%18%
Somewhat better off23%34%34%
About the same39%33%28%
Somewhat worse off15%10%9%
A lot worse off3%5%3%
Don't know8%5%8%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
A lot better off12%10%12%20%
Somewhat better off25%26%33%34%
About the same34%38%33%31%
Somewhat worse off15%12%12%10%
A lot worse off4%3%6%2%
Don't know10%11%4%3%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
A lot better off5%15%11%13%16%12%
Somewhat better off36%26%36%31%29%27%
About the same30%37%31%37%33%37%
Somewhat worse off8%9%12%8%12%20%
A lot worse off8%4%5%4%3%2%
Don't know14%9%5%7%6%3%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
A lot better off20%11%5%7%
Somewhat better off34%29%33%20%
About the same28%38%40%38%
Somewhat worse off8%11%11%23%
A lot worse off3%3%6%6%
Don't know6%8%5%7%

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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 off18%15%4%
Somewhat better off38%33%18%
About the same29%34%43%
Somewhat worse off6%10%22%
A lot worse off4%3%5%
Don't know6%4%8%

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