Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by importance of religion

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 53% 24% 12% 10% 1% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 49% 29% 13% 8% < 1% 124
Boston Metro Area 35% 32% 14% 19% < 1% 245
Chicago Metro Area 45% 28% 15% 11% 1% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 62% 24% 6% 7% < 1% 360
Detroit Metro Area 48% 26% 10% 14% 1% 198
Houston Metro Area 57% 23% 9% 10% < 1% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 31% 17% 11% 1% 496
Miami Metro Area 55% 24% 9% 12% < 1% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 41% 26% 17% 15% 1% 196
New York City Metro Area 43% 28% 15% 15% < 1% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 39% 24% 19% 17% < 1% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 27% 11% 9% 2% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 54% 26% 8% 12% < 1% 144
Providence Metro Area 49% 28% 12% 12% < 1% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 50% 22% 16% 12% < 1% 184
San Diego Metro Area 52% 23% 7% 17% < 1% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 28% 39% 17% 16% < 1% 174
Seattle Metro Area 47% 23% 16% 14% < 1% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 57% 22% 10% 9% 1% 151
Tampa Metro Area 46% 23% 11% 20% < 1% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 49% 23% 16% 11% 1% 375

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