Importance of religion in one's life among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by importance of religion

% of adults ages 65 and older who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area51%20%14%13%2%129
Chicago Metro Area63%21%6%8%2%221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area76%15%6%3%< 1%137
Houston Metro Area72%16%3%8%1%100
Los Angeles Metro Area55%25%6%13%1%271
Miami Metro Area62%24%7%7%1%126
New York City Metro Area61%21%7%9%2%496
Philadelphia Metro Area59%24%9%7%1%217
Phoenix Metro Area55%25%9%10%< 1%105
Providence Metro Area57%25%8%10%< 1%127
San Francisco Metro Area39%26%13%21%1%130
Washington, DC Metro Area58%24%5%13%1%138
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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