Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who have a household income of…

Metro area Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 145. 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 33% 27% 24% 16% 145
Chicago Metro Area 48% 25% 18% 9% 141
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 45% 19% 22% 14% 205
Houston Metro Area 46% 18% 23% 13% 154
Los Angeles Metro Area 55% 20% 16% 8% 198
Miami Metro Area 52% 26% 16% 6% 109
New York City Metro Area 55% 14% 21% 9% 286
Philadelphia Metro Area 48% 31% 13% 8% 116
Washington, DC Metro Area 45% 17% 26% 11% 157

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