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

% of baby Boomers who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area57%26%8%7%1%165
Boston Metro Area39%36%13%10%1%172
Chicago Metro Area48%29%14%9%1%291
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area68%19%7%4%1%221
Detroit Metro Area50%27%8%12%3%159
Houston Metro Area72%16%6%7%< 1%163
Los Angeles Metro Area53%28%9%9%1%346
Miami Metro Area59%25%9%6%1%162
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area52%26%11%9%1%135
New York City Metro Area54%26%10%9%1%618
Philadelphia Metro Area50%26%16%8%1%261
Phoenix Metro Area52%29%12%5%1%149
Pittsburgh Metro Area63%27%5%5%< 1%109
Providence Metro Area41%35%7%17%< 1%155
Riverside, CA Metro Area56%23%9%11%2%116
San Diego Metro Area65%20%5%10%< 1%131
San Francisco Metro Area41%24%18%15%3%181
Seattle Metro Area45%20%19%16%< 1%122
St. Louis Metro Area66%22%8%4%< 1%105
Tampa Metro Area49%29%11%11%< 1%126
Washington, DC Metro Area54%22%11%12%< 1%310
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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