Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 192. 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 78% 13% 3% < 1% 6% < 1% 192
Baltimore Metro Area 52% 18% 9% < 1% 17% 4% 109
Boston Metro Area 39% 24% 8% 1% 24% 4% 206
Chicago Metro Area 55% 27% 7% 1% 9% 2% 377
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 66% 22% 5% 1% 5% 1% 251
Detroit Metro Area 67% 20% 4% < 1% 7% 2% 151
Houston Metro Area 68% 23% 3% 1% 4% 1% 195
Los Angeles Metro Area 52% 26% 7% 2% 11% 2% 507
Miami Metro Area 58% 23% 6% 1% 10% 2% 253
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 48% 24% 11% < 1% 16% 1% 125
New York City Metro Area 58% 21% 6% 1% 12% 2% 925
Philadelphia Metro Area 62% 18% 5% < 1% 12% 2% 304
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 26% 7% < 1% 12% 3% 123
Providence Metro Area 36% 30% 8% < 1% 23% 2% 139
Riverside, CA Metro Area 63% 20% 6% 1% 9% < 1% 165
San Diego Metro Area 49% 27% 10% < 1% 13% 2% 140
San Francisco Metro Area 41% 19% 10% 3% 25% 2% 260
Seattle Metro Area 38% 20% 8% < 1% 29% 5% 142
St. Louis Metro Area 67% 20% 6% < 1% 7% < 1% 104
Tampa Metro Area 62% 24% 5% < 1% 8% 1% 131
Washington, DC Metro Area 54% 20% 7% < 1% 15% 3% 483

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