Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area46%16%12%25%2%510
Baltimore Metro Area43%12%16%29%< 1%250
Boston Metro Area47%13%11%26%2%498
Chicago Metro Area45%15%14%24%2%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%15%13%22%1%659
Detroit Metro Area38%19%14%26%2%374
Houston Metro Area48%14%15%21%2%514
Los Angeles Metro Area45%14%16%22%2%1,076
Miami Metro Area50%14%11%24%1%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area41%15%11%33%< 1%342
New York City Metro Area47%15%13%23%1%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area42%20%13%24%1%722
Phoenix Metro Area50%15%11%23%2%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area48%19%10%21%1%252
Providence Metro Area34%23%19%24%< 1%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area47%17%13%21%3%373
San Diego Metro Area55%12%12%19%1%321
San Francisco Metro Area44%18%16%22%1%485
Seattle Metro Area47%19%14%20%1%333
St. Louis Metro Area44%18%12%25%2%274
Tampa Metro Area41%15%17%26%1%320
Washington, DC Metro Area45%19%15%19%1%913
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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