Racial and ethnic composition among who believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Hell by race/ethnicity

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State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 362. 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 69% 26% < 1% 2% 3% 362
Alaska 63% 6% 4% 4% 23% 140
Arizona 61% 4% 2% 29% 5% 324
Arkansas 78% 15% 1% 5% 2% 230
California 35% 8% 12% 42% 3% 1,649
Colorado 69% 6% 2% 21% 3% 233
Connecticut 66% 9% 2% 20% 3% 159
Delaware 64% 27% 3% 6% 1% 166
District of Columbia 20% 64% 1% 13% 2% 130
Florida 56% 17% 1% 23% 3% 1,076
Georgia 57% 32% 1% 7% 4% 627
Hawaii 20% 6% 46% 11% 18% 144
Idaho 92% 2% 1% 5% < 1% 168
Illinois 63% 17% 2% 14% 3% 702
Indiana 83% 10% < 1% 5% 2% 413
Iowa 91% 4% 1% 3% 1% 192
Kansas 78% 7% 3% 9% 4% 191
Kentucky 88% 9% < 1% 1% 2% 320
Louisiana 61% 32% < 1% 4% 3% 315
Maine 93% 3% 1% 2% 2% 122
Maryland 48% 35% 2% 9% 6% 299
Massachusetts 67% 13% 3% 15% 2% 226
Michigan 77% 15% 1% 3% 4% 566
Minnesota 82% 8% < 1% 4% 7% 298
Mississippi 59% 38% < 1% 1% 1% 241
Missouri 81% 12% 1% 3% 3% 410
Montana 90% < 1% 1% 3% 6% 147
Nebraska 83% 5% 1% 10% 2% 190
Nevada 45% 12% 4% 28% 11% 154
New Hampshire 94% 1% < 1% 1% 3% 116
New Jersey 56% 17% 3% 19% 5% 424
New Mexico 43% 1% 2% 42% 12% 149
New York 53% 19% 6% 18% 5% 870
North Carolina 64% 24% 1% 7% 4% 661
North Dakota 89% < 1% 1% 2% 8% 213
Ohio 83% 12% 1% 3% 2% 661
Oklahoma 73% 8% < 1% 4% 15% 254
Oregon 82% 1% 2% 10% 5% 166
Pennsylvania 80% 10% 2% 6% 1% 748
Rhode Island 76% 5% < 1% 12% 7% 140
South Carolina 64% 28% < 1% 5% 2% 329
South Dakota 90% < 1% < 1% 2% 7% 191
Tennessee 78% 17% < 1% 3% 2% 479
Texas 47% 14% 2% 33% 4% 1,592
Utah 77% 2% 1% 15% 5% 136
Virginia 65% 20% 5% 7% 4% 493
Washington 74% 4% 4% 10% 7% 298
West Virginia 93% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% 226
Wisconsin 85% 7% 1% 4% 2% 323
Wyoming 87% 1% < 1% 9% 4% 182

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