Belief in God among adults who say religion is very important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is very important by belief in God

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 Area93%6%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%302
Baltimore Metro Area90%9%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%128
Boston Metro Area75%20%1%2%2%1%176
Chicago Metro Area83%13%1%1%1%1%416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area89%10%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%418
Detroit Metro Area91%7%< 1%< 1%2%< 1%198
Houston Metro Area85%14%< 1%1%< 1%< 1%303
Los Angeles Metro Area78%17%1%2%1%1%496
Miami Metro Area82%15%1%1%< 1%< 1%260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area88%12%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%147
New York City Metro Area82%14%2%1%< 1%1%822
Philadelphia Metro Area87%10%1%< 1%< 1%1%342
Phoenix Metro Area89%11%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%196
Pittsburgh Metro Area96%2%1%1%< 1%< 1%132
Providence Metro Area84%9%5%1%1%< 1%164
Riverside, CA Metro Area88%9%2%1%< 1%< 1%198
San Diego Metro Area78%16%3%2%< 1%< 1%160
San Francisco Metro Area81%12%2%4%2%1%144
Seattle Metro Area87%7%2%1%3%< 1%131
St. Louis Metro Area93%6%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%153
Tampa Metro Area89%10%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%161
Washington, DC Metro Area88%9%< 1%< 1%1%1%423
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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