41t I often don't have enough money to make ends meet

Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 4344504851535443----40--36----3539------44--42----48
Total Disagree 5555495248464456----59--62----6360------54--55----51

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 3434403440454639----28--28----2426------29--30----36
Republican Disagree 6465596558545260----71--70----7574------68--68----63
Democrat Agree 4851565258605844----48--43----4146------49--50----54
Democrat Disagree 4948434841404155----51--56----5752------49--47----46
Independent Agree 4443524953525542----39--36----4044------47--40----48
Independent Disagree 5456475046474457----60--63----5955------51--57----51

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 4143514545495040----37--28----3239------40--40----43
Male Disagree 5756485554504959----62--71----6759------58--57----56
Female Agree 4546505056565845----42--44----3938------48--43----51
Female Disagree 5353494942434054----57--54----6060------50--54----47

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 4951555458545849----42--38----3437------46--44----47
18-29 Disagree 4849434541454151----57--62----6662------54--56----53
30-49 Agree 4547544952545743----41--39----3942------44--42----49
30-49 Disagree 5353455047454355----58--59----6057------54--56----51
50-64 Agree 3539444346525144----42--34----3237------44--44----50
50-64 Disagree 6360555653474656----58--66----6662------54--53----48
65+ Agree 3535423742474532----30--32----3335------44--39----43
65+ Disagree 6363576355505166----68--66----6361------52--57----55

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 3334393842474136------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 6565606154515562------------------------------------
Silent Agree 4241484347525242----41--32----3136------46--39----44
Silent Disagree 5658505652474558----59--67----6762------50--56----54
Boomer Agree 4648535153555744----42--37----3741------45--44----49
Boomer Disagree 5252464946454255----58--61----6258------54--54----50
Gen X Agree ------5558545749----41--38----3943------42--41----50
Gen X Disagree ------4441454251----58--61----6056------55--57----50
Millennial Agree --------------------------------26------48--45----47
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------72------52--54----53

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 3841454448495240----39--34----3333------40--37----40
White Disagree 6058545651494659----61--65----6665------58--61----58
Black Agree 6570716775766460----55--50----5553------61--62----65
Black Disagree 3329273323233640----44--49----4545------39--37----35
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------61------60--52----72
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------36------37--44----28

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 2126332231313323----21--15----1823------21--17----25
College Grad Disagree 7774667869686676----79--84----8077------78--81----74
Some College Agree 4037444048474840----38--37----3232------40--43----46
Some College Disagree 5863555951515159----61--62----6866------59--56----53
HS Grad or Less Agree 5052575859626551----48--45----4650------59--56----64
HS Grad or Less Disagree 4847414239373348----51--53----5348------39--41----34

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 6771717877787765----63--64----6566------71--73----75
Low Disagree 3129282121212235----36--35----3132------25--24----24
Lower-middle Agree 5254535763596145----49--50----4451------62--53----65
Lower-middle Disagree 4545454336403754----51--48----5648------38--44----34
Upper-middle Agree 3338483939474841----34--35----2830------38--37----41
Upper-middle Disagree 6562516161535258----66--64----7270------60--63----58
Upper Agree 2020332722262818----18--14----1212------17--17----20
Upper Disagree 7880657278747182----82--85----8888------81--82----80

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 40465043--515541----42--33----3538------39--36----44
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 58534957--484357----58--66----6361------59--63----55
White Mainline Protestant Agree 36384446--485140----38--37----3027------44--38----42
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 62605554--514859----62--60----6972------54--58----56
White Catholic Agree 3940434246515042----33--27----3333------36--38----36
White Catholic Disagree 5859575753484758----66--72----6765------62--60----63
Unaffiliated Agree 39395949524960------35--------3641------44--43----40
Unaffiliated Disagree 56604151455039------62--------6258------55--55----58