Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is very important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is very important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in heaven

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area92%3%5%302
Baltimore Metro Area82%14%4%128
Boston Metro Area78%11%11%176
Chicago Metro Area85%9%5%416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area88%6%6%418
Detroit Metro Area86%7%7%198
Houston Metro Area85%7%8%303
Los Angeles Metro Area85%9%6%496
Miami Metro Area87%6%7%260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area88%8%3%147
New York City Metro Area88%8%4%822
Philadelphia Metro Area86%8%6%342
Phoenix Metro Area91%3%6%196
Pittsburgh Metro Area88%8%4%132
Providence Metro Area89%8%3%164
Riverside, CA Metro Area91%4%5%198
San Diego Metro Area86%11%3%160
San Francisco Metro Area82%12%6%144
Seattle Metro Area72%16%11%131
St. Louis Metro Area87%7%6%153
Tampa Metro Area87%5%8%161
Washington, DC Metro Area89%6%5%423
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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