Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by generational group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Metro area Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 22% 12% 30% 30% 6% < 1% 160
Boston Metro Area 16% 11% 12% 45% 13% 3% 108
Chicago Metro Area 20% 13% 30% 26% 11% < 1% 254
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 13% 23% 29% 27% 8% < 1% 193
Detroit Metro Area 11% 13% 34% 27% 13% 1% 102
Houston Metro Area 21% 15% 42% 15% 7% < 1% 132
Los Angeles Metro Area 12% 15% 31% 29% 11% 1% 277
Miami Metro Area 19% 13% 32% 26% 9% 1% 118
New York City Metro Area 13% 17% 26% 30% 11% 3% 438
Philadelphia Metro Area 15% 11% 27% 32% 15% 1% 214
Phoenix Metro Area 9% 17% 36% 26% 10% 2% 119
Providence Metro Area 13% 9% 18% 41% 18% 1% 102
Riverside, CA Metro Area 18% 15% 32% 26% 10% < 1% 103
Washington, DC Metro Area 14% 19% 28% 30% 9% < 1% 223

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