Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area76%20%2%1%1%361
Baltimore Metro Area75%20%4%< 1%< 1%145
Boston Metro Area61%31%4%2%1%193
Chicago Metro Area70%22%5%3%< 1%486
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area78%18%3%< 1%1%478
Detroit Metro Area68%26%4%1%1%249
Houston Metro Area77%18%2%3%< 1%337
Los Angeles Metro Area68%24%5%2%1%562
Miami Metro Area77%17%2%3%1%288
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area66%25%4%5%1%187
New York City Metro Area68%21%5%5%1%951
Philadelphia Metro Area69%25%3%2%< 1%413
Phoenix Metro Area72%21%4%2%1%246
Pittsburgh Metro Area70%20%4%6%< 1%171
Providence Metro Area69%26%3%3%< 1%198
Riverside, CA Metro Area70%19%7%3%1%248
San Diego Metro Area75%19%2%4%< 1%178
San Francisco Metro Area64%27%5%2%2%181
Seattle Metro Area72%19%5%3%< 1%158
St. Louis Metro Area77%19%1%3%< 1%184
Tampa Metro Area67%26%4%2%1%208
Washington, DC Metro Area75%21%2%2%1%492
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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