Racial and ethnic composition among who believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who believe in Heaven by race/ethnicity

% of who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Metro areaWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Atlanta Metro Area48%35%1%10%6%379
Baltimore Metro Area56%32%1%5%6%158
Boston Metro Area69%12%2%14%3%236
Chicago Metro Area58%18%3%19%2%568
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area53%17%2%23%4%491
Detroit Metro Area66%24%1%3%6%262
Houston Metro Area40%20%3%33%5%361
Los Angeles Metro Area30%8%14%46%2%639
Miami Metro Area28%23%1%44%4%312
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area80%9%3%4%5%234
New York City Metro Area47%19%9%23%1%1,101
Philadelphia Metro Area63%23%3%7%4%473
Phoenix Metro Area62%5%3%28%4%272
Pittsburgh Metro Area87%10%1%1%2%188
Providence Metro Area81%6%< 1%8%5%236
Riverside, CA Metro Area39%8%5%45%3%266
San Diego Metro Area46%7%9%34%4%201
San Francisco Metro Area34%12%23%27%4%206
Seattle Metro Area68%8%9%9%6%168
St. Louis Metro Area75%21%2%1%1%199
Tampa Metro Area68%14%1%15%3%215
Washington, DC Metro Area42%31%7%15%5%554
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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