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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 Area19%23%10%1%41%6%153
Chicago Metro Area24%23%11%< 1%36%6%170
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area21%30%7%< 1%37%5%103
Houston Metro Area31%25%16%< 1%26%2%102
Los Angeles Metro Area24%17%16%1%36%6%275
Miami Metro Area26%17%12%3%37%5%100
New York City Metro Area30%20%10%1%33%6%388
Philadelphia Metro Area23%18%5%< 1%43%11%151
San Francisco Metro Area12%16%15%1%50%6%188
Seattle Metro Area13%19%11%< 1%48%8%118
Washington, DC Metro Area22%20%12%< 1%37%9%232
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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