Belief in God among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by belief in God

% of adults ages 65 and older 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
Boston Metro Area47%28%6%3%13%3%129
Chicago Metro Area63%21%4%1%7%4%221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area75%14%1%3%4%3%137
Houston Metro Area78%13%1%1%5%1%100
Los Angeles Metro Area63%16%8%2%8%2%271
Miami Metro Area56%28%4%5%7%< 1%126
New York City Metro Area60%22%4%3%7%4%496
Philadelphia Metro Area65%22%4%1%7%2%217
Phoenix Metro Area73%11%8%< 1%7%1%105
Providence Metro Area60%25%3%2%6%5%127
San Francisco Metro Area48%19%5%3%21%4%130
Washington, DC Metro Area59%21%3%< 1%14%3%138
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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