Belief in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by belief in heaven

% of adults who …in heaven

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area76%17%7%510
Baltimore Metro Area63%30%7%250
Boston Metro Area50%36%14%498
Chicago Metro Area69%23%7%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area75%17%8%659
Detroit Metro Area73%19%8%374
Houston Metro Area76%17%7%514
Los Angeles Metro Area65%27%8%1,076
Miami Metro Area69%21%9%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area69%25%6%342
New York City Metro Area67%26%7%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area66%27%7%722
Phoenix Metro Area73%20%7%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area78%17%5%252
Providence Metro Area64%30%6%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area71%23%6%373
San Diego Metro Area67%26%7%321
San Francisco Metro Area51%41%8%485
Seattle Metro Area49%40%11%333
St. Louis Metro Area75%19%6%274
Tampa Metro Area65%23%12%320
Washington, DC Metro Area67%26%6%913
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.

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