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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 Area73%10%6%8%3%153
Chicago Metro Area64%20%2%13%1%170
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area62%13%3%17%4%103
Houston Metro Area62%21%2%13%1%102
Los Angeles Metro Area67%12%5%14%2%275
Miami Metro Area63%19%7%11%< 1%100
New York City Metro Area68%12%6%10%4%388
Philadelphia Metro Area72%10%1%15%2%151
San Francisco Metro Area81%7%3%8%< 1%188
Seattle Metro Area80%6%7%6%< 1%118
Washington, DC Metro Area67%14%4%10%5%232
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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