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

% of parents 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 Area79%11%5%< 1%5%< 1%140
Boston Metro Area34%29%17%1%16%3%106
Chicago Metro Area54%27%9%1%7%2%202
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area71%17%4%< 1%7%1%191
Houston Metro Area77%16%3%< 1%4%< 1%150
Los Angeles Metro Area61%24%6%1%5%2%253
Miami Metro Area67%18%4%2%8%1%131
New York City Metro Area65%19%8%1%7%1%418
Philadelphia Metro Area55%20%7%< 1%15%3%174
Riverside, CA Metro Area69%17%4%1%6%2%109
San Francisco Metro Area51%24%4%3%16%1%101
Washington, DC Metro Area60%21%6%< 1%11%3%257
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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