Belief in God by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by belief in God

% of adults who say they…

Metro area Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 510. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 71% 15% 4% < 1% 6% 3% 510
Baltimore Metro Area 59% 18% 5% < 1% 14% 3% 250
Boston Metro Area 44% 24% 10% 1% 17% 3% 498
Chicago Metro Area 56% 25% 6% 1% 10% 3% 867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 70% 18% 3% < 1% 7% 2% 659
Detroit Metro Area 66% 20% 4% 1% 9% 1% 374
Houston Metro Area 67% 21% 5% 1% 6% 1% 514
Los Angeles Metro Area 53% 23% 9% 1% 11% 2% 1,076
Miami Metro Area 61% 20% 6% 2% 9% 2% 483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 53% 27% 6% < 1% 11% 3% 342
New York City Metro Area 58% 22% 6% 1% 11% 3% 1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area 57% 20% 7% < 1% 13% 3% 722
Phoenix Metro Area 61% 21% 5% < 1% 11% 2% 397
Pittsburgh Metro Area 69% 16% 6% < 1% 5% 3% 252
Providence Metro Area 51% 23% 7% < 1% 15% 3% 351
Riverside, CA Metro Area 65% 20% 5% 1% 8% 2% 373
San Diego Metro Area 55% 22% 8% 1% 12% 2% 321
San Francisco Metro Area 42% 20% 12% 2% 21% 3% 485
Seattle Metro Area 48% 20% 9% < 1% 20% 3% 333
St. Louis Metro Area 69% 17% 7% < 1% 6% 1% 274
Tampa Metro Area 61% 18% 5% < 1% 13% 3% 320
Washington, DC Metro Area 59% 19% 6% < 1% 12% 4% 913

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