Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as…

Metro area White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 45% 43% < 1% 8% 5% 155
Chicago Metro Area 40% 26% 3% 28% 3% 160
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 48% 20% 3% 26% 3% 229
Houston Metro Area 33% 25% 1% 37% 4% 168
Los Angeles Metro Area 20% 10% 10% 58% 3% 229
Miami Metro Area 19% 30% 1% 48% 2% 121
New York City Metro Area 28% 31% 8% 32% 1% 349
Philadelphia Metro Area 40% 39% 2% 13% 5% 130
Riverside, CA Metro Area 28% 5% 6% 60% 2% 111
Washington, DC Metro Area 23% 49% 5% 21% 2% 181

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