Views about human evolution among who do not believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who do not believe in Heaven by views about human evolution

% of who do not believe in Heaven 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
Boston Metro Area79%7%3%6%4%199
Chicago Metro Area71%14%4%10%1%223
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area62%12%4%19%3%110
Houston Metro Area69%10%4%15%2%106
Los Angeles Metro Area70%10%2%15%2%328
Miami Metro Area64%15%6%15%< 1%125
New York City Metro Area74%12%2%9%3%519
Philadelphia Metro Area74%14%2%9%1%177
San Francisco Metro Area80%7%5%8%< 1%237
Seattle Metro Area84%7%3%6%< 1%127
Washington, DC Metro Area77%7%4%12%1%286
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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