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

% of whites who say religion is…

Metro area Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know 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 50% 26% 12% 12% < 1% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 43% 25% 17% 15% < 1% 168
Boston Metro Area 30% 30% 14% 26% < 1% 395
Chicago Metro Area 44% 27% 18% 11% 1% 580
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 59% 22% 8% 11% < 1% 397
Detroit Metro Area 38% 34% 11% 15% 2% 243
Houston Metro Area 54% 22% 13% 10% < 1% 278
Los Angeles Metro Area 36% 26% 19% 18% 1% 523
Miami Metro Area 38% 32% 16% 14% < 1% 207
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 35% 30% 18% 16% 1% 285
New York City Metro Area 39% 29% 12% 19% 1% 1,056
Philadelphia Metro Area 39% 27% 17% 17% < 1% 502
Phoenix Metro Area 46% 25% 14% 14% 1% 298
Pittsburgh Metro Area 47% 27% 13% 12% < 1% 217
Providence Metro Area 40% 33% 13% 15% < 1% 300
Riverside, CA Metro Area 45% 24% 14% 17% < 1% 179
San Diego Metro Area 44% 20% 14% 22% < 1% 179
San Francisco Metro Area 19% 28% 25% 26% 2% 321
Seattle Metro Area 39% 20% 20% 21% < 1% 243
St. Louis Metro Area 55% 25% 10% 9% < 1% 213
Tampa Metro Area 42% 26% 17% 15% < 1% 230
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 26% 16% 20% 1% 500

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