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

% of Christians who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area72%24%3%< 1%< 1%400
Baltimore Metro Area67%24%7%2%< 1%172
Boston Metro Area53%32%8%7%< 1%280
Chicago Metro Area60%29%9%1%1%621
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area75%21%3%1%< 1%516
Detroit Metro Area64%28%5%1%1%268
Houston Metro Area76%19%4%1%< 1%366
Los Angeles Metro Area65%28%6%1%1%671
Miami Metro Area75%18%6%1%< 1%319
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area52%33%11%4%< 1%248
New York City Metro Area64%27%5%3%1%1,065
Philadelphia Metro Area59%29%8%3%< 1%501
Phoenix Metro Area68%24%7%< 1%1%278
Pittsburgh Metro Area60%29%6%6%< 1%199
Providence Metro Area55%33%9%4%< 1%272
Riverside, CA Metro Area68%26%5%1%< 1%272
San Diego Metro Area71%19%7%2%< 1%219
San Francisco Metro Area62%26%9%1%1%212
Seattle Metro Area63%26%10%1%< 1%185
St. Louis Metro Area72%23%3%1%< 1%203
Tampa Metro Area62%30%5%2%< 1%216
Washington, DC Metro Area67%25%6%2%< 1%574
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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