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

% of baby Boomers who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 206. 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 83% 12% 5% 206
Alaska 53% 38% 9% 115
Arizona 74% 17% 10% 240
Arkansas 82% 12% 6% 120
California 67% 24% 9% 1,305
Colorado 61% 29% 9% 171
Connecticut 71% 24% 6% 133
Delaware 77% 19% 5% 116
Florida 70% 22% 8% 757
Georgia 82% 13% 5% 342
Hawaii 60% 22% 18% 141
Idaho 71% 22% 7% 126
Illinois 73% 19% 8% 470
Indiana 87% 8% 5% 250
Iowa 66% 24% 10% 138
Kansas 78% 14% 8% 120
Kentucky 84% 10% 6% 167
Louisiana 79% 11% 11% 165
Maine 60% 30% 10% 131
Maryland 71% 23% 6% 242
Massachusetts 62% 27% 11% 241
Michigan 73% 18% 10% 392
Minnesota 75% 19% 7% 213
Mississippi 92% 6% 2% 106
Missouri 86% 9% 6% 244
Montana 77% 19% 5% 109
Nebraska 84% 11% 5% 105
Nevada 64% 24% 11% 119
New Hampshire 59% 31% 11% 113
New Jersey 75% 16% 9% 327
New Mexico 70% 23% 7% 141
New York 70% 21% 8% 722
North Carolina 79% 12% 8% 409
North Dakota 86% 7% 7% 126
Ohio 82% 13% 5% 457
Oklahoma 86% 10% 4% 152
Oregon 56% 30% 14% 159
Pennsylvania 76% 15% 8% 526
Rhode Island 72% 25% 2% 131
South Carolina 76% 18% 6% 186
South Dakota 82% 10% 8% 109
Tennessee 84% 10% 6% 278
Texas 79% 15% 6% 843
Utah 75% 21% 3% 110
Vermont 60% 33% 7% 114
Virginia 78% 15% 7% 319
Washington 59% 29% 12% 265
West Virginia 86% 6% 8% 127
Wisconsin 76% 15% 9% 230
Wyoming 73% 14% 13% 129

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