Belief in God among who do not believe in Heaven by state (2014) Switch to: State among who do not believe in Heaven by belief in God

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say they…

StateBelieve in God; absolutely certainBelieve in God; fairly certainBelieve in God; not too/not at all certainBelieve in God; don't knowDo not believe in GodOther/don't know if they believe in GodSample size
Alaska27%22%10%< 1%35%5%104
Arizona22%20%12%< 1%40%5%161
Connecticut20%16%8%< 1%47%9%110
Georgia27%23%14%< 1%35%2%157
Illinois23%20%13%< 1%39%6%287
Maine17%25%11%< 1%44%2%100
Maryland26%16%11%< 1%40%6%177
Michigan23%20%11%< 1%44%3%180
Minnesota22%14%11%< 1%41%11%114
New Hampshire20%12%11%< 1%47%10%102
New Jersey18%27%12%1%38%5%209
New York20%18%15%1%41%5%545
North Carolina24%21%9%< 1%43%2%179
Oregon16%18%16%< 1%42%9%145
Virginia23%19%13%< 1%39%5%197
Washington19%21%16%< 1%40%4%235
Wisconsin9%17%13%< 1%57%3%124
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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