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

% of Mainline Protestants who …in hell

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Chicago Metro Area56%33%11%124
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area63%30%7%110
Los Angeles Metro Area60%27%14%121
New York City Metro Area54%33%13%162
Philadelphia Metro Area54%37%10%131
Washington, DC Metro Area54%31%15%153
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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