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

% of conservatives 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 Area17%27%2%48%6%218
Boston Metro Area29%25%6%34%6%109
Chicago Metro Area26%29%1%39%4%260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area15%24%5%52%4%275
Detroit Metro Area26%19%2%49%4%127
Houston Metro Area20%29%2%46%3%197
Los Angeles Metro Area27%21%2%41%9%333
Miami Metro Area19%35%3%41%3%140
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area12%26%8%45%9%108
New York City Metro Area21%28%5%40%7%510
Philadelphia Metro Area23%25%4%42%5%196
Phoenix Metro Area17%33%4%43%3%153
Providence Metro Area24%36%3%34%4%100
Riverside, CA Metro Area19%19%8%50%3%139
San Diego Metro Area18%30%2%45%5%104
Tampa Metro Area20%23%2%49%6%107
Washington, DC Metro Area21%33%2%38%5%200
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