Parent of children under 18 among who do not believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who do not believe in Heaven by parental status

% of who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Metro areaParentsNon-parentsSample size
Boston Metro Area23%77%199
Chicago Metro Area22%78%223
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area39%61%110
Houston Metro Area17%83%106
Los Angeles Metro Area22%78%327
Miami Metro Area32%68%124
New York City Metro Area19%81%518
Philadelphia Metro Area24%76%177
San Francisco Metro Area24%76%237
Seattle Metro Area23%77%127
Washington, DC Metro Area27%73%285
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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