Views about size of government among who do not believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who do not believe in Heaven by views about size of government

% of who do not believe in Heaven who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
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Boston Metro Area 43% 53% 1% 3% 199
Chicago Metro Area 45% 48% 5% 2% 223
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 46% 48% 5% 1% 110
Houston Metro Area 53% 42% 2% 3% 106
Los Angeles Metro Area 44% 47% 5% 4% 328
Miami Metro Area 38% 57% 1% 4% 125
New York City Metro Area 35% 56% 5% 4% 519
Philadelphia Metro Area 56% 37% 3% 4% 177
San Francisco Metro Area 26% 62% 6% 7% 237
Seattle Metro Area 44% 51% 2% 3% 127
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 57% 2% 4% 286

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