Importance of religion in one's life among 50-64 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 50-64 year olds by importance of religion

% of 50-64 year olds who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area55%29%9%6%1%136
Boston Metro Area38%40%12%8%2%134
Chicago Metro Area48%30%15%7%< 1%231
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area68%19%7%5%1%186
Detroit Metro Area52%28%8%12%< 1%131
Houston Metro Area75%13%5%6%< 1%136
Los Angeles Metro Area55%27%10%8%1%272
Miami Metro Area60%25%9%6%1%119
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area51%28%11%9%2%117
New York City Metro Area55%25%10%9%1%489
Philadelphia Metro Area47%28%18%8%< 1%205
Phoenix Metro Area57%26%11%4%2%117
Providence Metro Area41%38%5%16%< 1%113
San Diego Metro Area66%20%5%8%< 1%104
San Francisco Metro Area41%25%18%14%3%138
Tampa Metro Area55%26%7%12%< 1%102
Washington, DC Metro Area54%21%13%13%< 1%266
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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