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

% of the Unaffiliated who …in heaven

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area21%64%14%153
Chicago Metro Area31%58%11%170
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area38%52%10%103
Houston Metro Area45%46%9%102
Los Angeles Metro Area28%61%11%275
Miami Metro Area35%51%14%100
New York City Metro Area32%59%9%388
Philadelphia Metro Area31%64%5%151
San Francisco Metro Area17%73%10%188
Seattle Metro Area14%74%12%118
Washington, DC Metro Area31%61%8%232
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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