Views about human evolution by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by views about human evolution

% of adults who say humans…

Metro areaEvolved; due to natural processesEvolved; due to God's designEvolved; don't know howAlways existed in present formDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area29%28%2%36%6%510
Baltimore Metro Area46%22%5%23%4%250
Boston Metro Area48%22%6%19%5%498
Chicago Metro Area40%27%3%27%3%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area25%27%4%40%4%659
Detroit Metro Area34%22%2%36%6%374
Houston Metro Area30%26%2%40%2%514
Los Angeles Metro Area40%22%4%29%4%1,076
Miami Metro Area34%29%5%27%4%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area34%24%7%30%6%342
New York City Metro Area39%24%5%27%5%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area37%25%4%30%4%722
Phoenix Metro Area36%26%3%30%5%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area33%28%2%32%5%252
Providence Metro Area40%24%4%30%2%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area30%22%4%39%5%373
San Diego Metro Area44%19%4%26%6%321
San Francisco Metro Area55%19%3%19%3%485
Seattle Metro Area51%18%7%22%3%333
St. Louis Metro Area27%33%3%33%4%274
Tampa Metro Area37%21%3%35%4%320
Washington, DC Metro Area39%28%4%26%3%913
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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