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

% of the Unaffiliated who …in hell

Metro areaBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area18%70%12%153
Chicago Metro Area19%69%12%170
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area27%62%11%103
Houston Metro Area35%59%6%102
Los Angeles Metro Area18%74%8%275
Miami Metro Area28%64%8%100
New York City Metro Area24%68%8%388
Philadelphia Metro Area22%75%3%151
San Francisco Metro Area8%85%7%188
Seattle Metro Area10%85%5%118
Washington, DC Metro Area24%73%3%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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