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

% of baby Boomers 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 Area73%14%3%< 1%5%4%165
Boston Metro Area54%28%7%1%8%2%172
Chicago Metro Area65%21%5%1%6%2%291
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area78%16%1%< 1%4%1%221
Detroit Metro Area63%22%5%1%8%1%159
Houston Metro Area73%20%2%1%4%< 1%163
Los Angeles Metro Area57%26%5%2%6%3%346
Miami Metro Area64%22%5%< 1%7%2%162
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area72%22%2%< 1%3%2%135
New York City Metro Area59%26%4%1%7%3%618
Philadelphia Metro Area64%21%7%1%7%1%261
Phoenix Metro Area72%21%3%< 1%4%1%149
Pittsburgh Metro Area76%11%5%< 1%2%7%109
Providence Metro Area53%27%3%< 1%14%2%155
Riverside, CA Metro Area71%15%4%1%6%3%116
San Diego Metro Area63%20%6%< 1%7%3%131
San Francisco Metro Area51%21%9%3%12%4%181
Seattle Metro Area55%26%7%< 1%11%< 1%122
St. Louis Metro Area73%20%4%< 1%2%1%105
Tampa Metro Area70%17%1%1%10%1%126
Washington, DC Metro Area65%16%4%1%11%4%310
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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