Personal Economic Conditions (October 2016)

Personal Economic Conditions (October 2016)

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A lot better off5%
Somewhat better off22%
About the same44%
Somewhat worse off19%
A lot worse off8%
Don't know2%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
A lot better off8%5%2%
Somewhat better off35%14%12%
About the same42%38%47%
Somewhat worse off9%25%27%
A lot worse off5%17%10%
Don't know2%0%1%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
A lot better off0%2%3%
Somewhat better off14%11%12%
About the same44%47%50%
Somewhat worse off31%28%25%
A lot worse off10%11%11%
Don't know0%2%1%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
A lot better off1%5%13%
Somewhat better off40%33%33%
About the same46%40%41%
Somewhat worse off8%11%8%
A lot worse off3%6%5%
Don't know3%5%0%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
A lot better off6%3%6%
Somewhat better off35%25%14%
About the same43%43%44%
Somewhat worse off11%16%25%
A lot worse off3%9%11%
Don't know1%3%0%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
A lot better off1%5%9%
Somewhat better off15%17%9%
About the same44%41%48%
Somewhat worse off30%28%21%
A lot worse off11%9%12%
Don't know0%0%1%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
A lot better off5%5%9%
Somewhat better off43%32%33%
About the same38%50%39%
Somewhat worse off11%12%9%
A lot worse off2%1%5%
Don't know0%1%4%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
A lot better off9%3%2%
Somewhat better off35%13%11%
About the same42%48%46%
Somewhat worse off9%25%29%
A lot worse off4%10%12%
Don't know2%1%0%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
A lot better off4%10%5%
Somewhat better off18%37%25%
About the same44%37%47%
Somewhat worse off24%11%10%
A lot worse off9%4%9%
Don't know1%1%3%

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categoryMaleFemale
A lot better off6%4%
Somewhat better off24%21%
About the same40%47%
Somewhat worse off20%18%
A lot worse off9%8%
Don't know1%2%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
A lot better off8%4%3%
Somewhat better off26%22%16%
About the same44%43%44%
Somewhat worse off14%20%23%
A lot worse off5%9%13%
Don't know3%1%1%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
A lot better off12%6%3%0%
Somewhat better off28%30%19%12%
About the same44%36%45%51%
Somewhat worse off11%17%21%27%
A lot worse off3%8%11%10%
Don't know3%4%1%0%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
A lot better off19%6%3%3%3%7%
Somewhat better off3%19%23%28%23%31%
About the same32%45%45%38%48%38%
Somewhat worse off10%20%21%22%16%19%
A lot worse off23%10%7%7%8%5%
Don't know13%0%2%4%1%0%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
A lot better off6%3%3%6%
Somewhat better off24%18%17%30%
About the same43%43%51%40%
Somewhat worse off17%23%24%12%
A lot worse off9%11%4%8%
Don't know1%1%1%4%

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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 off7%3%6%
Somewhat better off20%20%26%
About the same42%46%42%
Somewhat worse off22%20%15%
A lot worse off7%11%8%
Don't know2%0%2%

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