Importance of religion in one's life among who do not believe in Heaven by state (2014) Switch to: State among who do not believe in Heaven by importance of religion

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 19% 26% 16% 39% 1% 104
Arizona 17% 19% 22% 41% 2% 161
California 16% 19% 25% 40% < 1% 1,158
Colorado 18% 25% 19% 37% < 1% 162
Connecticut 11% 19% 28% 42% < 1% 110
Florida 18% 21% 23% 39% < 1% 499
Georgia 17% 21% 23% 39% < 1% 157
Illinois 17% 19% 26% 37% < 1% 287
Indiana 20% 11% 17% 49% 3% 107
Maine 13% 14% 29% 44% < 1% 100
Maryland 17% 21% 26% 36% < 1% 177
Massachusetts 9% 18% 28% 44% 1% 263
Michigan 14% 20% 22% 43% 1% 180
Minnesota 15% 13% 27% 45% 1% 114
Missouri 26% 16% 26% 31% 1% 114
New Hampshire 18% 19% 23% 40% < 1% 102
New Jersey 9% 26% 29% 36% < 1% 209
New York 14% 22% 23% 40% 2% 545
North Carolina 18% 18% 24% 38% 1% 179
Ohio 17% 16% 24% 42% < 1% 194
Oregon 14% 15% 18% 53% 1% 145
Pennsylvania 15% 21% 26% 38% < 1% 281
Texas 26% 23% 18% 32% < 1% 430
Vermont 8% 17% 24% 51% < 1% 129
Virginia 15% 22% 28% 34% 1% 197
Washington 16% 14% 30% 40% < 1% 235
Wisconsin 7% 17% 26% 48% < 1% 124

Learn More: Very important, Somewhat important, Not too important, Not at all important