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

% of Christians who …in heaven

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area88%6%6%400
Baltimore Metro Area79%17%4%172
Boston Metro Area71%16%13%280
Chicago Metro Area84%11%5%621
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area86%7%7%516
Detroit Metro Area85%8%8%268
Houston Metro Area86%7%6%366
Los Angeles Metro Area82%11%7%671
Miami Metro Area84%9%6%319
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area83%11%6%248
New York City Metro Area84%10%6%1,065
Philadelphia Metro Area81%11%8%501
Phoenix Metro Area86%7%7%278
Pittsburgh Metro Area84%12%4%199
Providence Metro Area79%15%5%272
Riverside, CA Metro Area88%8%4%272
San Diego Metro Area81%14%6%219
San Francisco Metro Area81%14%6%212
Seattle Metro Area77%13%10%185
St. Louis Metro Area83%11%6%203
Tampa Metro Area82%10%8%216
Washington, DC Metro Area85%10%6%574
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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