Views about human evolution among non-parents by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among non-parents by views about human evolution

% of non-parents 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 Area32%27%3%32%7%367
Baltimore Metro Area47%23%6%20%4%199
Boston Metro Area46%22%6%22%5%390
Chicago Metro Area40%26%2%28%3%663
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area23%27%4%40%5%466
Detroit Metro Area37%17%2%38%6%292
Houston Metro Area33%26%3%36%3%361
Los Angeles Metro Area41%22%5%28%4%816
Miami Metro Area37%29%6%24%3%349
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area34%23%8%29%6%254
New York City Metro Area39%23%5%27%6%1,359
Philadelphia Metro Area37%25%3%29%5%546
Phoenix Metro Area39%24%2%29%5%305
Pittsburgh Metro Area29%26%3%36%6%197
Providence Metro Area40%24%4%30%2%288
Riverside, CA Metro Area33%22%5%34%5%264
San Diego Metro Area46%17%5%27%5%256
San Francisco Metro Area59%19%3%16%4%381
Seattle Metro Area53%22%6%17%2%255
St. Louis Metro Area29%32%3%31%5%216
Tampa Metro Area39%19%4%34%4%255
Washington, DC Metro Area39%28%4%25%3%655
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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