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

% of moderates who say religion is…

Metro area Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 56% 21% 10% 12% < 1% 161
Boston Metro Area 36% 30% 20% 12% 1% 176
Chicago Metro Area 45% 35% 15% 6% < 1% 303
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 60% 25% 6% 8% < 1% 234
Detroit Metro Area 36% 36% 13% 13% 2% 128
Houston Metro Area 52% 29% 10% 8% < 1% 181
Los Angeles Metro Area 42% 31% 16% 10% 1% 369
Miami Metro Area 55% 25% 9% 10% < 1% 167
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 35% 29% 21% 14% < 1% 117
New York City Metro Area 47% 31% 10% 12% < 1% 620
Philadelphia Metro Area 39% 33% 12% 16% < 1% 275
Phoenix Metro Area 43% 35% 12% 10% 1% 137
Providence Metro Area 44% 34% 12% 9% < 1% 134
Riverside, CA Metro Area 48% 32% 11% 10% < 1% 131
San Diego Metro Area 52% 23% 13% 12% < 1% 117
San Francisco Metro Area 33% 30% 19% 18% < 1% 164
Seattle Metro Area 38% 22% 22% 18% < 1% 113
St. Louis Metro Area 50% 30% 10% 10% 1% 100
Tampa Metro Area 46% 22% 17% 14% 1% 121
Washington, DC Metro Area 54% 21% 14% 11% < 1% 366

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