Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Metro areaWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Atlanta Metro Area45%40%1%9%5%294
Baltimore Metro Area54%34%1%8%4%126
Boston Metro Area63%11%2%18%6%170
Chicago Metro Area54%23%2%18%2%406
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area52%19%3%22%4%413
Detroit Metro Area55%35%1%2%7%192
Houston Metro Area39%23%1%30%6%296
Los Angeles Metro Area27%10%7%53%3%486
Miami Metro Area24%24%< 1%47%4%258
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area74%14%2%6%3%142
New York City Metro Area41%22%9%26%1%805
Philadelphia Metro Area57%29%1%7%5%335
Phoenix Metro Area60%6%< 1%34%< 1%191
Pittsburgh Metro Area84%10%1%2%3%130
Providence Metro Area79%6%< 1%9%6%163
Riverside, CA Metro Area36%8%4%48%4%196
San Diego Metro Area43%5%10%36%6%155
San Francisco Metro Area27%18%19%33%3%140
Seattle Metro Area69%8%14%5%3%128
St. Louis Metro Area73%23%< 1%2%2%152
Tampa Metro Area65%17%1%15%2%160
Washington, DC Metro Area39%35%7%16%4%419
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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