Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is somewhat important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 76% 17% 8% 146
California 70% 20% 9% 912
Colorado 65% 26% 9% 135
Connecticut 77% 16% 6% 106
Florida 72% 19% 9% 492
Georgia 76% 17% 6% 187
Illinois 77% 15% 8% 326
Indiana 87% 7% 7% 142
Maryland 73% 21% 6% 164
Massachusetts 65% 21% 14% 189
Michigan 78% 14% 8% 247
Minnesota 82% 10% 8% 153
Missouri 87% 10% 3% 157
New Jersey 70% 19% 11% 247
New York 70% 21% 9% 541
North Carolina 82% 13% 5% 205
Ohio 84% 11% 4% 269
Pennsylvania 74% 17% 8% 340
Tennessee 77% 19% 4% 112
Texas 76% 16% 8% 545
Virginia 75% 18% 7% 198
Washington 73% 19% 7% 165
Wisconsin 79% 11% 10% 178

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