Importance of religion in one's life among who do not believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who do not believe in Heaven by importance of religion

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area11%21%24%44%< 1%199
Chicago Metro Area18%20%24%37%1%223
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area23%30%18%29%< 1%110
Houston Metro Area26%13%23%38%< 1%106
Los Angeles Metro Area16%25%21%38%< 1%328
Miami Metro Area16%21%19%43%< 1%125
New York City Metro Area14%25%25%35%2%519
Philadelphia Metro Area14%14%26%46%< 1%177
San Francisco Metro Area10%19%33%39%< 1%237
Seattle Metro Area16%12%31%42%< 1%127
Washington, DC Metro Area12%17%29%42%< 1%286
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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