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

% of Non-Christians who …in heaven

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area35%54%11%110
Boston Metro Area22%63%15%218
Chicago Metro Area34%54%12%246
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area38%52%10%143
Detroit Metro Area49%41%10%106
Houston Metro Area49%41%10%148
Los Angeles Metro Area34%56%10%405
Miami Metro Area38%47%15%164
New York City Metro Area43%49%8%721
Philadelphia Metro Area35%59%5%221
Phoenix Metro Area46%47%8%119
Riverside, CA Metro Area29%60%11%101
San Diego Metro Area36%53%11%102
San Francisco Metro Area24%66%10%273
Seattle Metro Area18%70%12%148
Tampa Metro Area37%43%19%104
Washington, DC Metro Area35%57%8%339
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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