Political ideology among Catholics by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Catholics by political ideology

% of Catholics who are…

Metro areaConservativeModerateLiberalDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area28%37%24%11%154
Chicago Metro Area33%34%25%7%276
Los Angeles Metro Area39%34%23%4%290
Miami Metro Area34%35%25%6%125
New York City Metro Area36%36%23%5%602
Philadelphia Metro Area27%45%23%5%203
Providence Metro Area31%46%19%5%169
Washington, DC Metro Area34%42%18%6%163
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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