Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #16536
 
1Do you want a professional NBA basketball team in Seattle? Do you want Seattle to NOT have a professional basetball team? Or do you not care one way or the other?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceSonics Fan?
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtYesNo
Want Team41%43%38%43%41%36%44%38%**23%68%11%
No Team18%22%14%26%12%13%16%52%**16%5%33%
Do Not Care42%35%48%30%47%51%41%10%**62%26%56%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%39%38%23%72%7%4%17%51%43%
 
2If an arena could be built for a new NBA team without using any taxpayer dollars, would you support? or oppose? building an arena?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceSonics Fan?
Credibility Interval: ± 4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtYesNo
Support72%74%71%77%74%62%76%66%**60%86%56%
Oppose20%19%22%21%15%27%19%34%**18%9%35%
Not Sure7%7%8%2%11%11%5%0%**22%4%8%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%39%38%23%72%7%4%17%51%43%
 
3If an NBA team did come to Seattle, how likely would you be to go to a game? Very likely? Somewhat likely? Not very likely? Or not at all likely?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceSonics Fan?
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtYesNo
Very19%21%18%20%22%12%19%30%**8%34%4%
Somewhat22%23%21%22%24%19%22%14%**26%32%12%
Not Very26%26%27%24%27%29%26%26%**30%16%35%
Not At All31%30%33%34%25%37%32%30%**34%17%48%
Not Sure1%0%2%0%1%3%0%0%**3%1%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%39%38%23%72%7%4%17%51%43%
 
4How likely would you be to go to a game if an NBA team played in the Bellevue area instead of in Seattle?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceSonics Fan?
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtYesNo
Very13%11%15%13%17%7%13%19%**8%22%3%
Somewhat16%20%13%18%17%13%17%4%**20%21%11%
Not Very28%28%28%19%36%30%26%46%**24%30%25%
Not At All42%41%43%51%29%49%43%31%**45%26%61%
Not Sure1%0%1%0%1%1%0%0%**3%1%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%39%38%23%72%7%4%17%51%43%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.