Importance of religion in one's life among adults with some college education by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults with some college education by importance of religion

% of adults with some college education who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area61%18%8%12%1%131
Boston Metro Area44%21%11%24%< 1%103
Chicago Metro Area44%27%19%10%1%218
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area58%26%8%7%< 1%181
Detroit Metro Area47%25%12%12%3%128
Houston Metro Area61%22%9%9%< 1%137
Los Angeles Metro Area48%27%14%10%1%264
Miami Metro Area59%22%10%8%1%114
New York City Metro Area46%29%10%13%2%417
Philadelphia Metro Area44%27%15%13%< 1%177
Phoenix Metro Area52%22%13%11%2%122
Riverside, CA Metro Area44%27%15%12%1%124
San Francisco Metro Area35%31%16%17%1%108
Seattle Metro Area40%23%13%24%< 1%101
Washington, DC Metro Area56%19%12%12%1%160
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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