Educational distribution 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 educational group

% of adults who say religion is very important who have completed…

Metro areaHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Atlanta Metro Area40%31%18%11%297
Baltimore Metro Area41%33%13%13%127
Boston Metro Area35%32%17%16%176
Chicago Metro Area43%27%19%11%410
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area41%29%22%8%417
Detroit Metro Area42%33%16%9%196
Houston Metro Area47%30%15%8%301
Los Angeles Metro Area48%30%14%8%490
Miami Metro Area47%31%15%8%255
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area31%32%27%10%147
New York City Metro Area50%24%14%12%817
Philadelphia Metro Area45%27%11%17%341
Phoenix Metro Area39%37%14%11%195
Pittsburgh Metro Area46%23%21%10%132
Providence Metro Area49%26%15%9%164
Riverside, CA Metro Area53%30%12%5%197
San Diego Metro Area38%34%18%10%159
San Francisco Metro Area44%29%15%11%144
Seattle Metro Area32%34%17%16%131
St. Louis Metro Area39%38%14%8%153
Tampa Metro Area48%31%12%9%159
Washington, DC Metro Area35%28%20%17%422
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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