Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among the Unaffiliated by parental status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Metro areaParentsNon-parentsSample size
Boston Metro Area28%72%153
Chicago Metro Area21%79%170
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area36%64%103
Houston Metro Area23%77%101
Los Angeles Metro Area19%81%274
New York City Metro Area21%79%387
Philadelphia Metro Area31%69%151
San Francisco Metro Area17%83%187
Seattle Metro Area18%82%118
Washington, DC Metro Area29%71%232
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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