Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is very important by parental status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Metro areaParentsNon-parentsSample size
Atlanta Metro Area33%67%300
Baltimore Metro Area15%85%126
Boston Metro Area22%78%175
Chicago Metro Area33%67%414
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area37%63%416
Detroit Metro Area31%69%197
Houston Metro Area37%63%301
Los Angeles Metro Area36%64%492
Miami Metro Area36%64%258
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area29%71%147
New York City Metro Area31%69%814
Philadelphia Metro Area27%73%342
Phoenix Metro Area30%70%195
Pittsburgh Metro Area22%78%132
Providence Metro Area26%74%164
Riverside, CA Metro Area40%60%198
San Diego Metro Area28%72%160
San Francisco Metro Area36%64%143
Seattle Metro Area31%69%130
St. Louis Metro Area27%73%152
Tampa Metro Area26%74%159
Washington, DC Metro Area33%67%423
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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