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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer 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 = 286. 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 68% 17% 5% < 1% 6% 4% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 66% 21% 2% < 1% 9% 2% 124
Boston Metro Area 45% 26% 14% 1% 13% 1% 245
Chicago Metro Area 59% 24% 5% < 1% 10% 3% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 74% 14% 1% < 1% 8% 2% 360
Detroit Metro Area 66% 19% 4% 1% 11% < 1% 198
Houston Metro Area 68% 19% 5% 1% 8% < 1% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 55% 20% 12% < 1% 9% 2% 496
Miami Metro Area 64% 17% 6% 2% 10% 1% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 55% 30% 3% < 1% 9% 3% 196
New York City Metro Area 58% 23% 6% 1% 8% 3% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 50% 22% 9% < 1% 16% 4% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 65% 20% 4% < 1% 10% 1% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 76% 14% 3% 1% 3% 4% 144
Providence Metro Area 64% 20% 4% < 1% 9% 3% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 67% 20% 3% < 1% 6% 3% 184
San Diego Metro Area 59% 17% 8% 3% 12% < 1% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 46% 21% 14% 1% 13% 5% 174
Seattle Metro Area 53% 22% 10% 1% 13% 1% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 69% 16% 9% < 1% 5% 2% 151
Tampa Metro Area 58% 15% 4% < 1% 19% 4% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 64% 18% 5% < 1% 8% 4% 375

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