Belief in Heaven among Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Christians by belief in heaven

% of Christians who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 443. 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.
Alabama 90% 5% 5% 443
Alaska 80% 13% 7% 187
Arizona 86% 8% 6% 448
Arkansas 90% 4% 6% 247
California 83% 11% 6% 2,289
Colorado 79% 12% 9% 323
Connecticut 86% 8% 6% 251
Delaware 89% 5% 6% 209
District of Columbia 87% 9% 4% 188
Florida 84% 11% 5% 1,415
Georgia 88% 6% 6% 781
Hawaii 82% 11% 7% 185
Idaho 85% 7% 7% 222
Illinois 84% 9% 7% 977
Indiana 88% 6% 6% 492
Iowa 86% 9% 5% 261
Kansas 87% 7% 6% 241
Kentucky 93% 2% 5% 345
Louisiana 88% 6% 6% 387
Maine 79% 15% 6% 191
Maryland 85% 10% 5% 433
Massachusetts 76% 14% 10% 412
Michigan 85% 7% 8% 717
Minnesota 84% 9% 7% 433
Mississippi 95% 3% 3% 269
Missouri 87% 8% 5% 486
Montana 85% 10% 5% 202
Nebraska 88% 8% 4% 243
Nevada 85% 9% 6% 207
New Hampshire 75% 16% 10% 188
New Jersey 84% 9% 8% 611
New Mexico 79% 16% 5% 222
New York 85% 8% 6% 1,222
North Carolina 88% 6% 6% 796
North Dakota 89% 6% 5% 276
Ohio 88% 7% 5% 863
Oklahoma 88% 9% 3% 312
Oregon 83% 8% 9% 244
Pennsylvania 83% 10% 7% 1,037
Rhode Island 80% 11% 9% 239
South Carolina 87% 6% 7% 394
South Dakota 87% 6% 7% 242
Tennessee 88% 5% 6% 552
Texas 86% 8% 6% 1,979
Utah 92% 5% 4% 234
Vermont 83% 11% 6% 156
Virginia 87% 8% 5% 644
Washington 81% 12% 7% 444
West Virginia 91% 2% 7% 245
Wisconsin 84% 8% 9% 439
Wyoming 84% 8% 8% 225

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