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

% of moderates who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area56%21%10%12%< 1%161
Boston Metro Area36%30%20%12%1%176
Chicago Metro Area45%35%15%6%< 1%303
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area60%25%6%8%< 1%234
Detroit Metro Area36%36%13%13%2%128
Houston Metro Area52%29%10%8%< 1%181
Los Angeles Metro Area42%31%16%10%1%369
Miami Metro Area55%25%9%10%< 1%167
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area35%29%21%14%< 1%117
New York City Metro Area47%31%10%12%< 1%620
Philadelphia Metro Area39%33%12%16%< 1%275
Phoenix Metro Area43%35%12%10%1%137
Providence Metro Area44%34%12%9%< 1%134
Riverside, CA Metro Area48%32%11%10%< 1%131
San Diego Metro Area52%23%13%12%< 1%117
San Francisco Metro Area33%30%19%18%< 1%164
Seattle Metro Area38%22%22%18%< 1%113
St. Louis Metro Area50%30%10%10%1%100
Tampa Metro Area46%22%17%14%1%121
Washington, DC Metro Area54%21%14%11%< 1%366
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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