Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as…

Metro area Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 49% 19% 32% 160
Boston Metro Area 39% 9% 52% 111
Chicago Metro Area 40% 15% 45% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 11% 41% 196
Detroit Metro Area 44% 11% 44% 103
Houston Metro Area 46% 13% 41% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 36% 15% 48% 282
Miami Metro Area 22% 17% 60% 122
New York City Metro Area 38% 21% 41% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 37% 9% 55% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 51% 19% 30% 121
Providence Metro Area 41% 22% 38% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 42% 25% 33% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 40% 12% 48% 227

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