Educational distribution among who do not believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who do not believe in Heaven by educational group

% of who do not believe in Heaven who have completed…

Metro areaHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Boston Metro Area21%23%32%24%199
Chicago Metro Area33%25%24%18%222
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area35%36%15%14%110
Houston Metro Area30%29%24%17%105
Los Angeles Metro Area34%28%24%14%323
Miami Metro Area38%19%25%18%125
New York City Metro Area25%21%29%25%519
Philadelphia Metro Area29%25%26%20%177
San Francisco Metro Area15%23%32%30%237
Seattle Metro Area30%28%24%19%127
Washington, DC Metro Area16%20%26%38%284
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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