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

% of non-parents who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area57%21%12%9%1%367
Baltimore Metro Area54%20%12%14%< 1%199
Boston Metro Area37%29%14%20%1%390
Chicago Metro Area43%30%15%11%1%663
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area62%23%8%7%< 1%466
Detroit Metro Area49%26%11%12%1%292
Houston Metro Area58%23%10%9%< 1%361
Los Angeles Metro Area42%28%15%14%1%816
Miami Metro Area54%22%12%12%1%349
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area40%30%16%14%1%254
New York City Metro Area45%27%12%15%1%1,359
Philadelphia Metro Area45%25%16%14%< 1%546
Phoenix Metro Area48%26%15%11%1%305
Pittsburgh Metro Area51%26%10%12%< 1%197
Providence Metro Area41%31%13%16%< 1%288
Riverside, CA Metro Area49%24%11%14%1%264
San Diego Metro Area51%22%12%15%< 1%256
San Francisco Metro Area30%24%22%22%1%381
Seattle Metro Area37%19%19%25%< 1%255
St. Louis Metro Area55%24%11%9%< 1%216
Tampa Metro Area44%24%16%15%1%255
Washington, DC Metro Area48%26%12%14%1%655
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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