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

% of moderates 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 Area33%35%1%27%4%161
Boston Metro Area47%21%5%24%3%176
Chicago Metro Area39%29%3%28%2%303
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area25%32%3%35%4%234
Detroit Metro Area38%26%2%28%6%128
Houston Metro Area37%27%2%33%1%181
Los Angeles Metro Area41%25%6%26%2%369
Miami Metro Area39%30%5%22%4%167
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area33%35%5%24%2%117
New York City Metro Area42%25%4%24%5%620
Philadelphia Metro Area40%30%3%24%2%275
Phoenix Metro Area41%28%2%27%3%137
Providence Metro Area33%28%1%38%2%134
Riverside, CA Metro Area37%26%< 1%32%5%131
San Diego Metro Area51%16%7%20%6%117
San Francisco Metro Area50%22%2%24%2%164
Seattle Metro Area43%22%8%22%5%113
St. Louis Metro Area31%35%4%29%2%100
Tampa Metro Area45%21%3%29%2%121
Washington, DC Metro Area38%33%5%22%3%366
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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