Political ideology 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 political ideology

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

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area50%31%14%6%302
Baltimore Metro Area45%29%22%4%128
Boston Metro Area30%32%28%11%176
Chicago Metro Area40%34%20%7%416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%34%13%4%418
Detroit Metro Area44%26%23%7%198
Houston Metro Area45%29%20%6%303
Los Angeles Metro Area44%31%22%4%496
Miami Metro Area41%29%23%7%260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area49%27%20%4%147
New York City Metro Area38%34%22%5%822
Philadelphia Metro Area34%32%27%7%342
Phoenix Metro Area46%29%16%9%196
Pittsburgh Metro Area43%38%9%10%132
Providence Metro Area32%42%18%8%164
Riverside, CA Metro Area47%32%14%7%198
San Diego Metro Area44%36%15%4%160
San Francisco Metro Area34%34%23%9%144
Seattle Metro Area38%32%25%6%131
St. Louis Metro Area40%31%19%9%153
Tampa Metro Area41%34%18%7%161
Washington, DC Metro Area33%42%19%6%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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