Belief in Heaven among non-parents by state (2014) Switch to: State among non-parents by belief in heaven

% of non-parents who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 382. 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% 382
Alaska 57% 32% 11% 232
Arizona 69% 22% 9% 509
Arkansas 86% 9% 5% 218
California 62% 30% 8% 2,813
Colorado 58% 31% 11% 352
Connecticut 69% 24% 7% 290
Delaware 73% 19% 8% 218
District of Columbia 66% 28% 6% 233
Florida 69% 24% 8% 1,578
Georgia 76% 17% 7% 716
Hawaii 65% 25% 10% 245
Idaho 67% 25% 8% 234
Illinois 71% 22% 7% 1,024
Indiana 78% 14% 8% 500
Iowa 73% 21% 6% 250
Kansas 70% 18% 11% 217
Kentucky 80% 15% 5% 332
Louisiana 77% 14% 8% 335
Maine 61% 31% 9% 239
Maryland 71% 23% 6% 485
Massachusetts 53% 35% 11% 538
Michigan 71% 19% 9% 758
Minnesota 71% 22% 8% 423
Mississippi 87% 9% 4% 226
Missouri 78% 17% 5% 470
Montana 70% 23% 6% 239
Nebraska 77% 18% 5% 226
Nevada 65% 26% 10% 249
New Hampshire 54% 34% 12% 246
New Jersey 70% 23% 8% 657
New Mexico 66% 26% 9% 250
New York 65% 28% 7% 1,558
North Carolina 77% 16% 7% 790
North Dakota 78% 15% 7% 263
Ohio 77% 17% 6% 855
Oklahoma 77% 20% 3% 311
Oregon 58% 32% 10% 323
Pennsylvania 71% 21% 7% 1,070
Rhode Island 63% 28% 9% 251
South Carolina 79% 14% 7% 377
South Dakota 74% 16% 9% 234
Tennessee 82% 13% 6% 504
Texas 75% 17% 8% 1,767
Utah 74% 22% 5% 215
Vermont 58% 35% 7% 237
Virginia 75% 19% 6% 650
Washington 59% 33% 8% 555
West Virginia 83% 9% 8% 242
Wisconsin 69% 23% 9% 452
Wyoming 71% 19% 10% 229

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