Belief in Hell by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by belief in hell

% of adults who …in hell

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area63%30%7%510
Baltimore Metro Area46%45%9%250
Boston Metro Area35%51%13%498
Chicago Metro Area54%37%9%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area63%30%7%659
Detroit Metro Area60%34%6%374
Houston Metro Area65%28%7%514
Los Angeles Metro Area50%41%8%1,076
Miami Metro Area54%35%11%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area51%40%9%342
New York City Metro Area50%42%8%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area47%44%9%722
Phoenix Metro Area54%37%9%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area56%35%9%252
Providence Metro Area43%46%11%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area60%32%8%373
San Diego Metro Area53%37%10%321
San Francisco Metro Area38%54%8%485
Seattle Metro Area34%58%8%333
St. Louis Metro Area62%32%7%274
Tampa Metro Area51%40%9%320
Washington, DC Metro Area52%41%7%913
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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