Belief in Heaven among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by belief in heaven

% of adults ages 65 and older who …in heaven

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area59%32%9%129
Chicago Metro Area68%27%6%221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area78%17%5%137
Houston Metro Area79%15%6%100
Los Angeles Metro Area64%24%12%271
Miami Metro Area65%24%11%126
New York City Metro Area69%22%9%496
Philadelphia Metro Area74%16%9%217
Phoenix Metro Area73%15%12%105
Providence Metro Area69%22%9%127
San Francisco Metro Area50%41%9%130
Washington, DC Metro Area60%32%8%138
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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