Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20130
 
1Are you a fan of college football?
700 AdultsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.8%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Yes47%56%37%48%43%49%50%**42%46%
No50%40%59%50%50%49%48%**55%44%
Not Sure4%3%4%1%7%2%2%**3%10%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%39%25%47%4%40%8%
 
 
2How would you rate the job Tim DeRuyter has done in his first year as Fresno State football coach? Excellent? Good? Fair? Or poor?
326 College Football FansAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 5.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Excellent46%45%48%39%50%52%47%63%39%62%
Good35%36%32%39%28%37%36%15%37%32%
Fair15%15%15%20%15%7%13%15%19%7%
Poor2%2%3%2%4%1%2%0%4%0%
Not Sure2%3%1%0%3%4%3%8%1%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Football Fans100%61%39%38%35%26%50%5%37%8%
 
 
3What are your Thanksgiving travel plans?
700 AdultsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.1%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Will Not Travel78%78%77%79%77%76%73%**85%66%
Will Fly2%2%2%2%2%2%4%**0%4%
Will Drive14%14%14%12%14%17%20%**8%13%
Other6%6%7%6%7%5%3%**7%17%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%39%25%47%4%40%8%
 
 
4Why are you not traveling for Thanksgiving? You never do? Because of the economy? Or some other reason?
544 Who Will Not Travel For ThanksgivingAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
You Never Do35%32%39%35%35%37%35%**35%46%
The Economy26%25%26%24%29%24%27%**25%15%
Other Reason38%43%34%41%35%39%39%**39%39%
Not Sure0%0%1%0%1%1%0%**0%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Will Not Travel For Thanksgiving100%50%50%38%38%24%44%5%44%7%
 
 
5How far are you traveling this Thanksgiving?
156 Who Will Travel For ThanksgivingAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 8%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
<50 Miles31%36%27%30%25%43%26%**35%56%
50-10020%13%27%18%24%16%23%**22%0%
>10044%45%43%49%46%34%48%**43%31%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Will Travel For Thanksgiving100%49%51%34%40%26%58%2%28%12%
 
 
6Do you plan to do any holiday shopping ON Thanksgiving Day this year?
700 AdultsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.1%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Yes16%13%18%21%16%7%9%**24%13%
No79%81%77%71%79%89%88%**69%79%
Not Sure6%6%6%7%5%4%3%**7%8%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%39%25%47%4%40%8%
 
 
7When will you do most of your shopping? Have you already started your holiday shopping? Will you start your holiday shopping after Thanksgiving? In early December? Or just before the holidays?
700 AdultsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.8%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Will Not Do Any17%21%13%12%19%21%17%**15%24%
Have Already Started33%29%38%38%30%32%30%**34%40%
After Thanksgiving31%31%31%32%34%25%33%**32%19%
Early December13%13%13%15%9%16%15%**11%9%
Just Before5%6%3%3%7%4%4%**5%6%
Not Sure1%1%2%1%2%2%1%**1%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%37%39%25%47%4%40%8%
 
 
8Compared to last year, will you spend more on holiday gifts this year? Less? Or about the same amount?
582 Who Will Buy Holiday GiftsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
More16%17%14%25%11%7%8%**22%31%
Less41%41%41%39%44%37%39%**43%28%
About The Same41%41%41%31%43%54%53%**29%36%
Not Sure3%1%4%4%2%1%0%**6%5%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Will Buy Holiday Gifts100%48%52%39%38%24%47%4%41%8%
 
 
9This year, will you spend a little less? Or a lot less?
237 Who Will Spend Less This YearAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 6.4%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
A Little Less37%33%41%24%43%50%39%72%33%14%
A Lot Less58%58%58%69%54%49%60%28%57%86%
Not Sure4%9%0%7%4%1%1%0%9%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Will Spend Less This Year100%48%52%38%41%22%45%6%44%5%
 
 
10How much of your holiday shopping will you do online this year? Almost all of it? Some of it? Or almost none of it?
582 Who Will Buy Holiday GiftsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Almost All Of It8%6%10%7%9%7%11%**4%8%
Some Of It37%45%30%34%45%29%43%**33%15%
Almost None Of It54%48%59%58%43%63%45%**62%71%
Not Sure1%2%1%0%3%1%1%**1%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Will Buy Holiday Gifts100%48%52%39%38%24%47%4%41%8%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.