Importance of religion in one's life among who believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who believe in Heaven by importance of religion

% of who believe in Heaven who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area71%22%5%2%< 1%385
Baltimore Metro Area65%25%7%3%< 1%160
Boston Metro Area56%32%7%4%1%244
Chicago Metro Area58%30%11%1%< 1%576
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area72%21%5%1%1%498
Detroit Metro Area58%32%7%3%< 1%266
Houston Metro Area68%24%5%3%< 1%366
Los Angeles Metro Area61%28%8%2%1%648
Miami Metro Area71%20%5%4%< 1%314
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area51%33%10%6%< 1%240
New York City Metro Area62%27%5%5%< 1%1,122
Philadelphia Metro Area58%31%8%2%< 1%479
Phoenix Metro Area62%26%8%3%1%277
Pittsburgh Metro Area57%28%8%7%< 1%190
Providence Metro Area59%34%5%3%< 1%237
Riverside, CA Metro Area66%25%6%2%1%268
San Diego Metro Area68%24%5%4%< 1%205
San Francisco Metro Area54%31%12%2%1%208
Seattle Metro Area59%29%9%3%< 1%173
St. Louis Metro Area66%25%6%2%< 1%199
Tampa Metro Area62%30%7%1%< 1%218
Washington, DC Metro Area65%26%5%3%1%561
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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