Views about human evolution 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 views about human evolution

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 Area12%32%2%49%5%302
Baltimore Metro Area23%28%8%34%8%128
Boston Metro Area18%34%7%32%9%176
Chicago Metro Area22%34%3%39%2%416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area11%31%2%50%5%418
Detroit Metro Area15%25%2%51%7%198
Houston Metro Area12%30%2%53%2%303
Los Angeles Metro Area21%27%4%41%7%496
Miami Metro Area20%34%2%38%5%260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area11%23%8%52%6%147
New York City Metro Area18%29%5%42%7%822
Philadelphia Metro Area11%30%5%48%6%342
Phoenix Metro Area10%32%3%46%9%196
Pittsburgh Metro Area16%29%2%45%8%132
Providence Metro Area17%30%4%46%3%164
Riverside, CA Metro Area12%27%2%54%6%198
San Diego Metro Area21%26%4%38%10%160
San Francisco Metro Area23%32%1%36%7%144
Seattle Metro Area24%24%3%44%5%131
St. Louis Metro Area7%35%3%49%6%153
Tampa Metro Area17%26%2%52%4%161
Washington, DC Metro Area16%36%4%41%3%423
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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