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

% of whites who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area50%26%12%12%< 1%286
Baltimore Metro Area43%25%17%15%< 1%168
Boston Metro Area30%30%14%26%< 1%395
Chicago Metro Area44%27%18%11%1%580
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area59%22%8%11%< 1%397
Detroit Metro Area38%34%11%15%2%243
Houston Metro Area54%22%13%10%< 1%278
Los Angeles Metro Area36%26%19%18%1%523
Miami Metro Area38%32%16%14%< 1%207
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area35%30%18%16%1%285
New York City Metro Area39%29%12%19%1%1,056
Philadelphia Metro Area39%27%17%17%< 1%502
Phoenix Metro Area46%25%14%14%1%298
Pittsburgh Metro Area47%27%13%12%< 1%217
Providence Metro Area40%33%13%15%< 1%300
Riverside, CA Metro Area45%24%14%17%< 1%179
San Diego Metro Area44%20%14%22%< 1%179
San Francisco Metro Area19%28%25%26%2%321
Seattle Metro Area39%20%20%21%< 1%243
St. Louis Metro Area55%25%10%9%< 1%213
Tampa Metro Area42%26%17%15%< 1%230
Washington, DC Metro Area37%26%16%20%1%500
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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