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

% of Non-Christians who …in hell

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area23%71%7%110
Boston Metro Area19%71%10%218
Chicago Metro Area23%64%12%246
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area27%62%11%143
Detroit Metro Area33%60%6%106
Houston Metro Area37%56%7%148
Los Angeles Metro Area23%69%8%405
Miami Metro Area26%63%11%164
New York City Metro Area31%62%7%721
Philadelphia Metro Area23%73%4%221
Phoenix Metro Area32%63%5%119
Riverside, CA Metro Area20%68%11%101
San Diego Metro Area24%65%11%102
San Francisco Metro Area17%78%5%273
Seattle Metro Area11%85%4%148
Tampa Metro Area27%62%11%104
Washington, DC Metro Area23%72%4%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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