Parent of children under 18 among who believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who believe in Heaven by parental status

% of who believe in Heaven who are…

Metro areaParentsNon-parentsSample size
Atlanta Metro Area33%67%383
Baltimore Metro Area17%83%159
Boston Metro Area26%74%243
Chicago Metro Area28%72%574
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area37%63%497
Detroit Metro Area34%66%265
Houston Metro Area39%61%363
Los Angeles Metro Area32%68%644
Miami Metro Area36%64%312
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area28%72%240
New York City Metro Area30%70%1,115
Philadelphia Metro Area28%72%478
Phoenix Metro Area30%70%276
Pittsburgh Metro Area20%80%190
Providence Metro Area28%72%237
Riverside, CA Metro Area38%62%268
San Diego Metro Area31%69%205
San Francisco Metro Area32%68%207
Seattle Metro Area28%72%172
St. Louis Metro Area26%74%198
Tampa Metro Area22%78%216
Washington, DC Metro Area31%69%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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