Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by views about human evolution

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 Area14%34%1%45%6%361
Baltimore Metro Area21%30%6%37%6%145
Boston Metro Area22%34%6%32%6%193
Chicago Metro Area23%36%1%37%3%486
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area11%32%3%48%5%478
Detroit Metro Area17%26%2%48%7%249
Houston Metro Area16%29%2%50%2%337
Los Angeles Metro Area22%29%4%38%8%562
Miami Metro Area18%39%3%36%5%288
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area13%26%7%45%8%187
New York City Metro Area23%28%6%36%7%951
Philadelphia Metro Area16%30%5%45%5%413
Phoenix Metro Area18%31%3%41%7%246
Pittsburgh Metro Area22%32%2%38%6%171
Providence Metro Area20%31%2%44%3%198
Riverside, CA Metro Area15%24%3%54%3%248
San Diego Metro Area28%27%6%32%7%178
San Francisco Metro Area34%28%3%30%6%181
Seattle Metro Area26%24%4%42%5%158
St. Louis Metro Area14%36%2%42%6%184
Tampa Metro Area20%26%2%49%4%208
Washington, DC Metro Area19%35%4%38%4%492
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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