Frequency of reading scripture among whites by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among whites by frequency of reading scripture

% of whites who read scripture…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area41%10%7%43%< 1%286
Baltimore Metro Area21%16%11%51%1%168
Boston Metro Area10%8%8%74%< 1%395
Chicago Metro Area19%13%10%58%1%580
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area37%12%10%41%1%397
Detroit Metro Area23%9%11%56%1%243
Houston Metro Area32%17%5%47%< 1%278
Los Angeles Metro Area24%7%7%62%< 1%523
Miami Metro Area13%15%8%64%< 1%207
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area23%9%12%56%< 1%285
New York City Metro Area19%7%8%64%1%1,056
Philadelphia Metro Area21%7%7%65%< 1%502
Phoenix Metro Area36%7%11%46%< 1%298
Pittsburgh Metro Area21%7%7%60%4%217
Providence Metro Area18%4%10%66%2%300
Riverside, CA Metro Area29%9%8%53%< 1%179
San Diego Metro Area26%10%9%53%1%179
San Francisco Metro Area13%3%8%74%1%321
Seattle Metro Area21%11%7%61%< 1%243
St. Louis Metro Area34%7%11%48%< 1%213
Tampa Metro Area27%8%11%53%< 1%230
Washington, DC Metro Area21%8%6%65%< 1%500
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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