Belief in God among blacks by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among blacks by belief in God

% of blacks 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 Area86%8%2%< 1%2%1%139
Chicago Metro Area77%15%2%1%4%1%133
New York City Metro Area81%11%2%1%2%2%265
Philadelphia Metro Area73%15%3%< 1%6%3%125
Washington, DC Metro Area83%10%2%1%3%2%233
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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