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

% of adults 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 Area71%15%4%< 1%6%3%510
Baltimore Metro Area59%18%5%< 1%14%3%250
Boston Metro Area44%24%10%1%17%3%498
Chicago Metro Area56%25%6%1%10%3%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area70%18%3%< 1%7%2%659
Detroit Metro Area66%20%4%1%9%1%374
Houston Metro Area67%21%5%1%6%1%514
Los Angeles Metro Area53%23%9%1%11%2%1,076
Miami Metro Area61%20%6%2%9%2%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area53%27%6%< 1%11%3%342
New York City Metro Area58%22%6%1%11%3%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area57%20%7%< 1%13%3%722
Phoenix Metro Area61%21%5%< 1%11%2%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area69%16%6%< 1%5%3%252
Providence Metro Area51%23%7%< 1%15%3%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area65%20%5%1%8%2%373
San Diego Metro Area55%22%8%1%12%2%321
San Francisco Metro Area42%20%12%2%21%3%485
Seattle Metro Area48%20%9%< 1%20%3%333
St. Louis Metro Area69%17%7%< 1%6%1%274
Tampa Metro Area61%18%5%< 1%13%3%320
Washington, DC Metro Area59%19%6%< 1%12%4%913
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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