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

% of whites who …in heaven

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area69%22%9%286
Baltimore Metro Area56%35%9%168
Boston Metro Area45%40%15%395
Chicago Metro Area69%25%7%580
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area73%19%8%397
Detroit Metro Area69%22%8%243
Houston Metro Area70%21%9%278
Los Angeles Metro Area56%36%8%523
Miami Metro Area55%31%14%207
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area67%27%7%285
New York City Metro Area63%30%7%1,056
Philadelphia Metro Area64%29%7%502
Phoenix Metro Area70%21%9%298
Pittsburgh Metro Area77%17%6%217
Providence Metro Area62%31%7%300
Riverside, CA Metro Area68%24%8%179
San Diego Metro Area60%31%8%179
San Francisco Metro Area37%52%11%321
Seattle Metro Area46%43%11%243
St. Louis Metro Area73%22%5%213
Tampa Metro Area62%24%14%230
Washington, DC Metro Area55%36%9%500
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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