Educational distribution among Catholics by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Catholics by educational group

% of Catholics who have completed…

Metro areaHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Boston Metro Area40%28%17%15%154
Chicago Metro Area51%23%19%8%273
Los Angeles Metro Area58%24%12%6%284
Miami Metro Area47%23%18%12%125
New York City Metro Area50%24%16%11%598
Philadelphia Metro Area26%37%17%20%202
Providence Metro Area44%29%13%13%168
Washington, DC Metro Area36%27%19%18%163
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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