Racial and ethnic composition among who do not believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who do not believe in Heaven by race/ethnicity

% of who do not believe in Heaven who identify as…

Metro areaWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Boston Metro Area82%1%6%4%7%193
Chicago Metro Area62%11%5%16%5%218
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area63%5%4%25%3%108
Houston Metro Area55%4%7%31%3%105
Los Angeles Metro Area47%4%19%28%3%326
Miami Metro Area51%7%< 1%42%< 1%123
New York City Metro Area60%9%13%17%2%508
Philadelphia Metro Area74%10%2%9%4%170
San Francisco Metro Area60%4%22%12%2%232
Seattle Metro Area74%1%15%6%4%126
Washington, DC Metro Area70%9%7%9%4%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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