Importance of religion in one's life among Non-Christians by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Non-Christians by importance of religion

% of Non-Christians who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area16%18%29%36%1%110
Boston Metro Area13%23%22%40%1%218
Chicago Metro Area15%24%28%33%1%246
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area18%33%20%29%1%143
Detroit Metro Area20%29%19%31%1%106
Houston Metro Area22%27%22%29%< 1%148
Los Angeles Metro Area14%28%25%33%1%405
Miami Metro Area19%26%19%35%2%164
New York City Metro Area24%27%20%27%2%721
Philadelphia Metro Area14%20%28%37%< 1%221
Phoenix Metro Area13%31%23%32%1%119
Riverside, CA Metro Area12%21%27%39%1%101
San Diego Metro Area11%27%19%43%< 1%102
San Francisco Metro Area8%25%31%36%1%273
Seattle Metro Area15%16%27%42%< 1%148
Tampa Metro Area21%17%29%32%1%104
Washington, DC Metro Area18%22%24%35%1%339
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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