Parent of children under 18 among who believe in Heaven by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Heaven by parental status

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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 426. 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 29% 71% 426
Alaska 35% 65% 175
Arizona 30% 70% 447
Arkansas 33% 67% 258
California 33% 67% 2,205
Colorado 32% 68% 290
Connecticut 24% 76% 235
Delaware 35% 65% 224
District of Columbia 24% 76% 178
Florida 28% 72% 1,361
Georgia 32% 68% 745
Hawaii 31% 69% 186
Idaho 34% 66% 218
Illinois 27% 73% 927
Indiana 28% 72% 495
Iowa 33% 67% 241
Kansas 38% 62% 229
Kentucky 27% 73% 354
Louisiana 36% 64% 365
Maine 24% 76% 177
Maryland 23% 77% 415
Massachusetts 27% 73% 367
Michigan 30% 70% 704
Minnesota 28% 72% 411
Mississippi 30% 70% 268
Missouri 32% 68% 485
Montana 22% 78% 203
Nebraska 30% 70% 241
Nevada 30% 70% 201
New Hampshire 24% 76% 162
New Jersey 32% 68% 600
New Mexico 29% 71% 199
New York 27% 73% 1,247
North Carolina 29% 71% 771
North Dakota 26% 74% 267
Ohio 30% 70% 860
Oklahoma 29% 71% 310
Oregon 32% 68% 228
Pennsylvania 28% 72% 973
Rhode Island 24% 76% 207
South Carolina 29% 71% 385
South Dakota 29% 71% 233
Tennessee 33% 67% 530
Texas 36% 64% 1,908
Utah 38% 62% 236
Vermont 21% 79% 155
Virginia 30% 70% 619
Washington 27% 73% 418
West Virginia 25% 75% 251
Wisconsin 32% 68% 420
Wyoming 33% 67% 234

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