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

% of whites 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 Area63%18%6%< 1%9%4%286
Baltimore Metro Area50%20%9%< 1%18%4%168
Boston Metro Area38%26%13%1%18%3%395
Chicago Metro Area53%26%6%< 1%12%4%580
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area68%18%4%< 1%7%2%397
Detroit Metro Area59%23%5%< 1%11%1%243
Houston Metro Area62%23%5%1%9%1%278
Los Angeles Metro Area50%20%11%1%15%4%523
Miami Metro Area46%27%9%3%12%4%207
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area48%30%6%< 1%12%3%285
New York City Metro Area51%22%7%1%15%4%1,056
Philadelphia Metro Area53%20%9%< 1%15%3%502
Phoenix Metro Area60%20%4%< 1%12%3%298
Pittsburgh Metro Area69%15%7%< 1%5%4%217
Providence Metro Area52%24%4%< 1%16%3%300
Riverside, CA Metro Area61%20%8%1%9%3%179
San Diego Metro Area55%21%6%2%13%3%179
San Francisco Metro Area31%24%10%2%27%6%321
Seattle Metro Area49%22%6%< 1%20%4%243
St. Louis Metro Area68%17%6%< 1%7%1%213
Tampa Metro Area57%18%6%< 1%15%4%230
Washington, DC Metro Area49%20%7%< 1%18%5%500
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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