Frequency of reading scripture among Christians by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Christians by frequency of reading scripture

% of Christians who read scripture…

Metro area At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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 57% 14% 6% 22% < 1% 400
Baltimore Metro Area 45% 17% 11% 27% < 1% 172
Boston Metro Area 27% 10% 11% 52% < 1% 280
Chicago Metro Area 32% 13% 11% 43% 1% 621
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 12% 10% 25% 1% 516
Detroit Metro Area 39% 10% 11% 40% 1% 268
Houston Metro Area 48% 14% 7% 30% < 1% 366
Los Angeles Metro Area 39% 13% 7% 40% 1% 671
Miami Metro Area 45% 13% 8% 34% < 1% 319
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 35% 9% 12% 44% < 1% 248
New York City Metro Area 37% 11% 9% 41% 2% 1,065
Philadelphia Metro Area 38% 11% 10% 41% < 1% 501
Phoenix Metro Area 47% 11% 10% 30% 2% 278
Pittsburgh Metro Area 29% 9% 9% 49% 4% 199
Providence Metro Area 26% 9% 12% 52% 1% 272
Riverside, CA Metro Area 49% 12% 10% 27% 2% 272
San Diego Metro Area 45% 11% 11% 32% 1% 219
San Francisco Metro Area 32% 16% 5% 45% 2% 212
Seattle Metro Area 41% 14% 6% 39% < 1% 185
St. Louis Metro Area 41% 13% 11% 35% < 1% 203
Tampa Metro Area 38% 11% 14% 38% < 1% 216
Washington, DC Metro Area 40% 15% 7% 38% < 1% 574

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