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

% of married adults who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 284. 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 79% 12% 9% 284
Alaska 60% 35% 6% 156
Arizona 74% 21% 5% 318
Arkansas 82% 8% 10% 156
California 65% 27% 8% 1,712
Colorado 64% 27% 9% 287
Connecticut 69% 23% 9% 186
Delaware 76% 18% 7% 148
District of Columbia 56% 34% 10% 106
Florida 70% 23% 7% 987
Georgia 78% 15% 7% 486
Hawaii 66% 21% 13% 135
Idaho 73% 19% 8% 197
Illinois 71% 20% 9% 666
Indiana 76% 16% 8% 329
Iowa 77% 19% 5% 192
Kansas 76% 13% 11% 172
Kentucky 88% 7% 4% 223
Louisiana 87% 9% 4% 212
Maine 55% 34% 11% 158
Maryland 69% 23% 8% 319
Massachusetts 57% 33% 10% 335
Michigan 76% 16% 8% 501
Minnesota 75% 19% 6% 309
Mississippi 87% 9% 4% 147
Missouri 79% 16% 5% 314
Montana 69% 22% 8% 184
Nebraska 79% 15% 6% 169
Nevada 68% 25% 7% 145
New Hampshire 62% 27% 11% 154
New Jersey 70% 22% 9% 462
New Mexico 71% 25% 4% 143
New York 70% 22% 8% 920
North Carolina 79% 12% 8% 565
North Dakota 80% 12% 9% 184
Ohio 77% 18% 5% 582
Oklahoma 83% 12% 4% 202
Oregon 61% 31% 8% 209
Pennsylvania 75% 18% 7% 706
Rhode Island 70% 24% 6% 147
South Carolina 79% 12% 9% 252
South Dakota 80% 13% 7% 161
Tennessee 81% 10% 9% 382
Texas 78% 15% 7% 1,347
Utah 82% 13% 5% 182
Vermont 61% 33% 6% 170
Virginia 75% 18% 8% 511
Washington 62% 28% 9% 346
West Virginia 87% 6% 7% 145
Wisconsin 77% 16% 7% 348
Wyoming 77% 14% 9% 176

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