Religion and Public Life Survey, 2004

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CITYSIZE

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Which of the following best describes the place where you now live?
  1) A large city
  2) A suburb near a large city
  3) A small city or town
  4) A rural area
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A large city 19.3% 19.3%
A suburb near a large city 23.6% 42.9%
A small city or town 35.8% 78.7%
A rural area 19.5% 98.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 99.9%
Total N = 1512

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
A large city 26.5% 20.2% 22.4% 16.0% 16.5% 15.7% 19.4%
A suburb near a large city 20.8% 24.9% 24.1% 22.2% 28.6% 21.3% 23.6%
A small city or town 37.0% 37.0% 34.1% 38.2% 30.2% 37.5% 35.8%
A rural area 15.7% 16.6% 18.1% 21.0% 23.7% 21.7% 19.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 1.2% 1.3% 2.6% 0.9% 3.8% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1492


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
A large city 18.2% 20.5% 17.4% 22.5% 15.6% 19.1% 19.2%
A suburb near a large city 18.9% 24.4% 21.9% 26.8% 28.1% 19.6% 23.8%
A small city or town 39.3% 34.3% 40.8% 32.7% 36.5% 35.0% 36.0%
A rural area 22.9% 18.8% 18.2% 17.4% 19.5% 23.6% 19.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 2.1% 1.6% 0.6% 0.4% 2.7% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1495


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school Graduated high school Some college College degree or more education TOTAL
A large city 22.6% 15.0% 21.0% 22.3% 19.4%
A suburb near a large city 11.2% 19.9% 26.5% 32.8% 23.7%
A small city or town 48.2% 35.3% 35.8% 30.5% 35.8%
A rural area 11.9% 28.3% 16.2% 14.0% 19.5%
Don't know/Refused 6.2% 1.6% 0.6% 0.3% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1508


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A large city 19.6% 19.1% 19.3%
A suburb near a large city 25.0% 22.5% 23.7%
A small city or town 33.4% 38.0% 35.8%
A rural area 20.3% 18.7% 19.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 1.8% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1512


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
A large city 14.2% 26.3% 15.9% 19.2%
A suburb near a large city 28.6% 18.9% 24.2% 23.7%
A small city or town 36.1% 34.4% 37.0% 35.7%
A rural area 20.2% 19.5% 20.4% 20.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.9% 2.5% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1418


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
A large city 14.1% 34.7% 33.1% 19.3%
A suburb near a large city 24.5% 14.8% 25.3% 23.6%
A small city or town 36.9% 40.6% 28.7% 36.0%
A rural area 23.1% 7.3% 11.3% 19.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 2.5% 1.6% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1494



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