Generational cohort 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 generational group

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Metro areaYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Atlanta Metro Area13%13%36%27%11%< 1%294
Baltimore Metro Area8%9%25%36%21%2%125
Boston Metro Area9%11%28%34%14%4%166
Chicago Metro Area9%11%34%29%15%2%405
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area9%16%34%29%9%2%405
Detroit Metro Area9%9%33%33%14%1%190
Houston Metro Area11%14%32%32%11%< 1%296
Los Angeles Metro Area10%14%32%31%13%1%482
Miami Metro Area10%9%34%31%10%6%251
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area7%11%28%39%15%< 1%144
New York City Metro Area9%12%28%33%14%4%795
Philadelphia Metro Area9%10%29%35%14%3%334
Phoenix Metro Area9%15%31%31%13%1%190
Pittsburgh Metro Area5%9%20%47%19%1%131
Providence Metro Area12%11%23%34%18%2%160
Riverside, CA Metro Area15%14%31%28%13%< 1%196
San Diego Metro Area12%11%31%32%11%3%158
San Francisco Metro Area12%7%32%37%10%2%140
Seattle Metro Area11%8%33%34%13%1%127
St. Louis Metro Area13%8%26%35%17%1%150
Tampa Metro Area6%5%29%33%24%2%160
Washington, DC Metro Area11%17%32%32%9%< 1%408
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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