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

% of blacks who …in heaven

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area87%9%4%139
Chicago Metro Area80%16%4%133
New York City Metro Area79%14%7%265
Philadelphia Metro Area77%14%9%125
Washington, DC Metro Area87%10%2%233
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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