Belief in God by state (2014) Switch to: State by belief in God

% of adults who say they…

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 511. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Alabama 82% 12% 2% 1% 2% 2% 511
Alaska 55% 24% 5% 1% 12% 3% 310
Arizona 62% 20% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 653
Arkansas 77% 15% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 311
California 54% 22% 8% 1% 12% 2% 3,697
Colorado 55% 23% 7% 1% 10% 3% 504
Connecticut 54% 25% 5% 1% 12% 3% 377
Delaware 61% 22% 6% 1% 7% 2% 301
District of Columbia 55% 20% 7% 1% 14% 3% 303
Florida 64% 18% 5% 1% 10% 2% 2,020
Georgia 74% 14% 4% < 1% 6% 2% 968
Hawaii 62% 18% 7% 2% 9% 2% 312
Idaho 62% 19% 4% 1% 11% 3% 320
Illinois 61% 22% 6% 1% 9% 3% 1,326
Indiana 63% 20% 4% 1% 10% 2% 654
Iowa 66% 17% 5% 2% 9% 2% 330
Kansas 66% 22% 3% < 1% 7% 2% 307
Kentucky 75% 12% 2% < 1% 8% 2% 439
Louisiana 75% 14% 2% 1% 6% 1% 465
Maine 48% 27% 6% 1% 16% 2% 303
Maryland 64% 18% 4% < 1% 10% 4% 644
Massachusetts 40% 26% 10% 2% 18% 4% 704
Michigan 63% 21% 4% 1% 9% 2% 982
Minnesota 56% 25% 6% < 1% 9% 4% 563
Mississippi 82% 9% 3% 1% 4% 1% 309
Missouri 70% 17% 6% < 1% 6% 1% 642
Montana 64% 20% 6% < 1% 8% 1% 312
Nebraska 66% 20% 2% 1% 9% 2% 312
Nevada 59% 19% 6% 1% 12% 2% 314
New Hampshire 43% 26% 8% 1% 16% 6% 303
New Jersey 60% 24% 6% < 1% 8% 2% 886
New Mexico 63% 20% 4% < 1% 11% 2% 312
New York 56% 21% 7% 1% 12% 3% 1,966
North Carolina 73% 15% 2% 1% 7% 1% 1,022
North Dakota 64% 23% 3% < 1% 8% 2% 338
Ohio 67% 19% 4% 1% 7% 2% 1,132
Oklahoma 71% 18% 3% < 1% 6% 1% 391
Oregon 57% 19% 7% < 1% 13% 4% 419
Pennsylvania 61% 21% 5% 1% 10% 2% 1,366
Rhode Island 60% 17% 6% < 1% 11% 5% 305
South Carolina 74% 16% 3% 1% 5% 2% 495
South Dakota 69% 19% 4% < 1% 7% < 1% 305
Tennessee 78% 13% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 661
Texas 69% 19% 4% 1% 6% 1% 2,535
Utah 61% 19% 8% 2% 8% 2% 315
Vermont 41% 26% 5% < 1% 21% 6% 306
Virginia 67% 17% 5% < 1% 8% 2% 882
Washington 55% 22% 8% < 1% 13% 2% 714
West Virginia 77% 13% 3% < 1% 5% 2% 309
Wisconsin 56% 24% 6% 1% 12% 2% 600
Wyoming 66% 17% 7% < 1% 6% 4% 316

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