Personal Economic Conditions (November 2015)

Personal Economic Conditions (November 2015)

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categorycolumn-1
A lot better off5%
Somewhat better off18%
About the same45%
Somewhat worse off23%
A lot worse off7%
Don't know1%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
A lot better off7%9%3%
Somewhat better off23%16%15%
About the same47%40%44%
Somewhat worse off17%26%28%
A lot worse off5%9%8%
Don't know1%0%1%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
A lot better off3%3%2%
Somewhat better off12%15%18%
About the same41%46%46%
Somewhat worse off32%26%27%
A lot worse off10%8%6%
Don't know2%2%1%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
A lot better off2%4%11%
Somewhat better off22%24%22%
About the same48%40%51%
Somewhat worse off20%23%10%
A lot worse off7%6%4%
Don't know1%2%1%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
A lot better off6%3%6%
Somewhat better off25%18%16%
About the same44%54%41%
Somewhat worse off18%15%30%
A lot worse off6%8%7%
Don't know1%2%1%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
A lot better off3%5%7%
Somewhat better off19%14%15%
About the same38%45%39%
Somewhat worse off27%32%29%
A lot worse off11%4%9%
Don't know2%0%1%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
A lot better off6%4%9%
Somewhat better off27%28%18%
About the same46%45%40%
Somewhat worse off15%17%21%
A lot worse off5%5%9%
Don't know1%1%3%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
A lot better off8%4%2%
Somewhat better off25%22%13%
About the same46%41%43%
Somewhat worse off15%26%32%
A lot worse off5%7%9%
Don't know2%0%0%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
A lot better off3%19%5%
Somewhat better off16%19%23%
About the same45%41%48%
Somewhat worse off27%10%19%
A lot worse off8%6%5%
Don't know1%5%1%

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categoryMaleFemale
A lot better off6%5%
Somewhat better off18%19%
About the same46%44%
Somewhat worse off23%22%
A lot worse off7%8%
Don't know0%2%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
A lot better off11%3%3%
Somewhat better off21%19%13%
About the same42%47%43%
Somewhat worse off19%22%31%
A lot worse off7%6%10%
Don't know1%2%1%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
A lot better off12%9%2%1%
Somewhat better off28%20%16%13%
About the same34%42%49%49%
Somewhat worse off17%18%25%29%
A lot worse off5%9%6%8%
Don't know3%2%1%0%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
A lot better off10%3%5%8%7%3%
Somewhat better off15%18%17%18%22%19%
About the same38%47%46%39%41%54%
Somewhat worse off28%23%22%24%24%17%
A lot worse off2%8%9%10%5%7%
Don't know8%1%1%1%1%0%

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