Educational distribution among who believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of who believe in Heaven who have completed…

Metro areaHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Atlanta Metro Area40%28%17%14%381
Baltimore Metro Area43%29%15%12%160
Boston Metro Area40%25%20%15%243
Chicago Metro Area42%30%18%10%571
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area41%31%20%8%497
Detroit Metro Area41%35%14%9%264
Houston Metro Area46%32%14%8%365
Los Angeles Metro Area45%31%15%9%641
Miami Metro Area45%33%13%9%309
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area34%31%25%10%239
New York City Metro Area46%27%15%12%1,115
Philadelphia Metro Area43%29%14%14%478
Phoenix Metro Area43%34%12%11%276
Pittsburgh Metro Area43%30%18%9%190
Providence Metro Area46%26%19%9%236
Riverside, CA Metro Area50%32%13%5%267
San Diego Metro Area39%35%16%10%204
San Francisco Metro Area40%33%15%13%207
Seattle Metro Area34%37%18%11%173
St. Louis Metro Area42%35%15%8%199
Tampa Metro Area46%33%13%9%215
Washington, DC Metro Area34%28%22%15%561
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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