Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Christians by importance of religion

% of Christians who say religion is…

Metro area Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important 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 72% 24% 3% < 1% < 1% 400
Baltimore Metro Area 67% 24% 7% 2% < 1% 172
Boston Metro Area 53% 32% 8% 7% < 1% 280
Chicago Metro Area 60% 29% 9% 1% 1% 621
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 75% 21% 3% 1% < 1% 516
Detroit Metro Area 64% 28% 5% 1% 1% 268
Houston Metro Area 76% 19% 4% 1% < 1% 366
Los Angeles Metro Area 65% 28% 6% 1% 1% 671
Miami Metro Area 75% 18% 6% 1% < 1% 319
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 52% 33% 11% 4% < 1% 248
New York City Metro Area 64% 27% 5% 3% 1% 1,065
Philadelphia Metro Area 59% 29% 8% 3% < 1% 501
Phoenix Metro Area 68% 24% 7% < 1% 1% 278
Pittsburgh Metro Area 60% 29% 6% 6% < 1% 199
Providence Metro Area 55% 33% 9% 4% < 1% 272
Riverside, CA Metro Area 68% 26% 5% 1% < 1% 272
San Diego Metro Area 71% 19% 7% 2% < 1% 219
San Francisco Metro Area 62% 26% 9% 1% 1% 212
Seattle Metro Area 63% 26% 10% 1% < 1% 185
St. Louis Metro Area 72% 23% 3% 1% < 1% 203
Tampa Metro Area 62% 30% 5% 2% < 1% 216
Washington, DC Metro Area 67% 25% 6% 2% < 1% 574

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