Importance of religion in one's life among college graduates by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among college graduates by importance of religion

% of college graduates who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area59%19%11%11%< 1%138
Boston Metro Area26%27%14%32%< 1%156
Chicago Metro Area44%23%17%16%< 1%260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area68%17%7%7%1%190
Houston Metro Area54%18%8%20%< 1%140
Los Angeles Metro Area38%29%17%16%< 1%306
Miami Metro Area52%18%13%17%1%126
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area44%32%12%10%2%132
New York City Metro Area35%29%19%16%< 1%498
Philadelphia Metro Area29%29%18%24%< 1%171
Phoenix Metro Area45%23%14%15%2%103
Providence Metro Area35%32%18%16%< 1%110
San Francisco Metro Area23%23%32%21%2%164
Seattle Metro Area33%25%20%22%< 1%102
Washington, DC Metro Area43%26%14%17%< 1%300
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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