Belief in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by belief in heaven

% of adults who …in heaven

Metro area Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 510. 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 76% 17% 7% 510
Baltimore Metro Area 63% 30% 7% 250
Boston Metro Area 50% 36% 14% 498
Chicago Metro Area 69% 23% 7% 867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 75% 17% 8% 659
Detroit Metro Area 73% 19% 8% 374
Houston Metro Area 76% 17% 7% 514
Los Angeles Metro Area 65% 27% 8% 1,076
Miami Metro Area 69% 21% 9% 483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 69% 25% 6% 342
New York City Metro Area 67% 26% 7% 1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area 66% 27% 7% 722
Phoenix Metro Area 73% 20% 7% 397
Pittsburgh Metro Area 78% 17% 5% 252
Providence Metro Area 64% 30% 6% 351
Riverside, CA Metro Area 71% 23% 6% 373
San Diego Metro Area 67% 26% 7% 321
San Francisco Metro Area 51% 41% 8% 485
Seattle Metro Area 49% 40% 11% 333
St. Louis Metro Area 75% 19% 6% 274
Tampa Metro Area 65% 23% 12% 320
Washington, DC Metro Area 67% 26% 6% 913

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