National Adults
Has the higher cost of your mortgage or rent put a great deal of strain on your family budget, a moderate amount, not very much, or no strain at all?
A great deal A moderate amount Not very much No strain at all
Row % Row % Row % Row %
National Adults 12% 28% 17% 43%
Registered Voters 11% 26% 15% 47%
Party Identification^ Democrat 13% 29% 14% 43%
Republican 8% 24% 21% 46%
Independent 12% 26% 12% 50%
Tea Party Supporters^ 12% 35% 14% 38%
Political Ideology^ Liberal 7% 25% 11% 56%
Moderate 10% 28% 15% 48%
Conservative 13% 25% 18% 43%
Region Northeast 13% 25% 19% 43%
Midwest 12% 26% 21% 41%
South 7% 33% 16% 44%
West 18% 25% 13% 43%
Income Less $50,000 15% 33% 18% 34%
$50,000 to just under $100,000 7% 27% 13% 54%
$100,000 or more 10% 20% 19% 50%
Education Not college graduate 13% 31% 15% 40%
College graduate 11% 24% 18% 47%
Age Under 45 16% 33% 27% 23%
45 or older 10% 25% 11% 54%
Age 18 to 29 13% 39% 29% 19%
30 to 44 20% 28% 25% 28%
45 to 59 13% 30% 13% 44%
60 or older 6% 18% 8% 68%
Race White 11% 26% 13% 49%
African American 9% 29% 23% 39%
Latino 20% 34% 28% 18%
Gender Men 17% 25% 17% 41%
Women 8% 31% 17% 44%
Interview Type Landline 10% 27% 14% 48%
Cell Phone 16% 32% 24% 28%
McClatchy-Marist Poll National Adults Split Sample: Interviews conducted March 20th through 22nd, 2012, N=539 MOE +/- 4.5 percentage points. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.
^National Registered Voters: N=428 MOE +/- 5.0 percentage points. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.