Interpreting scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among third generation immigrants or higher by interpretation of scripture

% of third generation immigrants or higher who say the holy scripture is…

Metro areaWord of God; should be taken literallyWord of God; not everything taken literallyWord of God; other/don't knowNot the word of GodOther/don't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area34%33%2%25%6%417
Baltimore Metro Area25%29%2%37%7%209
Boston Metro Area11%22%3%56%8%343
Chicago Metro Area21%33%2%37%8%630
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area38%28%2%26%6%505
Detroit Metro Area30%25%4%32%8%309
Houston Metro Area39%25%1%30%4%360
Los Angeles Metro Area20%29%2%42%7%551
Miami Metro Area26%22%1%43%8%205
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area16%27%5%41%11%297
New York City Metro Area19%24%2%47%8%958
Philadelphia Metro Area21%29%2%42%6%578
Phoenix Metro Area28%32%1%31%8%312
Pittsburgh Metro Area29%36%2%29%4%219
Providence Metro Area16%32%1%47%5%263
Riverside, CA Metro Area28%27%2%34%9%231
San Diego Metro Area26%23%1%42%8%191
San Francisco Metro Area14%18%1%60%8%312
Seattle Metro Area18%21%1%54%6%255
St. Louis Metro Area25%34%4%30%8%242
Tampa Metro Area27%28%2%38%5%231
Washington, DC Metro Area20%26%3%42%8%632
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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