Views about homosexuality among Christians by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Christians by views about homosexuality

% of Christians who say homosexuality…

Metro areaShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area55%38%4%3%400
Baltimore Metro Area56%35%7%2%172
Boston Metro Area70%19%3%8%280
Chicago Metro Area62%31%3%5%621
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area53%39%4%4%516
Detroit Metro Area53%39%6%2%268
Houston Metro Area50%45%3%2%366
Los Angeles Metro Area64%27%5%5%671
Miami Metro Area58%31%7%4%319
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area65%29%4%3%248
New York City Metro Area66%25%3%5%1,065
Philadelphia Metro Area66%27%4%3%501
Phoenix Metro Area57%29%7%7%278
Pittsburgh Metro Area63%29%5%3%199
Providence Metro Area73%20%3%5%272
Riverside, CA Metro Area54%36%6%4%272
San Diego Metro Area62%35%2%2%219
San Francisco Metro Area73%24%1%2%212
Seattle Metro Area63%30%5%2%185
St. Louis Metro Area58%31%4%7%203
Tampa Metro Area63%28%6%2%216
Washington, DC Metro Area65%30%3%2%574
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.

Learn More: Should be accepted, Should be discouraged