Belief in God among adults who seldom or never pray by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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
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Alaska 14% 30% 11% 1% 36% 8% 102
Arizona 16% 26% 10% < 1% 40% 8% 159
California 14% 20% 18% 1% 40% 6% 1,092
Colorado 11% 25% 18% 3% 36% 8% 150
Connecticut 9% 29% 10% < 1% 41% 11% 113
Florida 19% 22% 12% 1% 41% 6% 461
Georgia 16% 24% 18% < 1% 35% 6% 152
Illinois 15% 26% 14% 1% 37% 7% 306
Indiana 21% 22% 10% 1% 39% 8% 130
Maine 15% 33% 11% < 1% 35% 6% 124
Maryland 17% 23% 9% 1% 40% 10% 169
Massachusetts 7% 27% 16% 2% 42% 7% 279
Michigan 17% 31% 11% < 1% 35% 5% 222
Minnesota 17% 26% 15% < 1% 31% 11% 139
Missouri 22% 30% 14% 2% 28% 4% 126
New Hampshire 9% 20% 15% 3% 43% 10% 107
New Jersey 15% 28% 14% 1% 35% 7% 215
New York 17% 21% 15% 1% 38% 8% 582
North Carolina 9% 27% 9% < 1% 50% 6% 165
Ohio 16% 27% 14% 1% 34% 9% 194
Oregon 17% 22% 14% < 1% 38% 10% 146
Pennsylvania 14% 26% 12% 1% 41% 6% 291
Texas 23% 27% 12% 1% 33% 5% 407
Vermont 8% 28% 7% 1% 45% 11% 133
Virginia 19% 22% 16% < 1% 35% 9% 193
Washington 15% 26% 15% 1% 38% 5% 230
Wisconsin 10% 27% 15% < 1% 44% 4% 147

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