Belief in God among adults who say religion is somewhat important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is somewhat important by belief in God

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say they…

Metro areaBelieve in God; absolutely certainBelieve in God; fairly certainBelieve in God; not too/not at all certainBelieve in God; don't knowDo not believe in GodOther/don't know if they believe in GodSample size
Atlanta Metro Area63%32%3%< 1%1%1%107
Boston Metro Area49%33%10%1%4%1%126
Chicago Metro Area46%44%6%< 1%2%2%225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area53%33%5%< 1%7%1%146
Houston Metro Area54%35%8%< 1%2%1%109
Los Angeles Metro Area46%37%12%1%3%1%280
Miami Metro Area51%35%8%1%3%3%109
New York City Metro Area44%40%8%1%5%2%471
Philadelphia Metro Area56%36%5%< 1%3%< 1%192
Providence Metro Area41%41%6%< 1%10%1%108
San Francisco Metro Area45%31%14%2%6%3%115
Washington, DC Metro Area50%37%8%< 1%3%3%226
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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