Belief in God among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important by belief in God

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 397. 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 92% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 397
Alaska 92% 4% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 124
Arizona 88% 9% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 335
Arkansas 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 217
California 81% 15% 2% 2% 1% < 1% 1,666
Colorado 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 1% 230
Connecticut 84% 12% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 156
Delaware 87% 10% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 147
District of Columbia 81% 15% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 140
Florida 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,058
Georgia 92% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 626
Hawaii 88% 8% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% 134
Idaho 88% 11% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 168
Illinois 87% 11% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 696
Indiana 88% 10% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 381
Iowa 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 184
Kansas 91% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 165
Kentucky 93% 4% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 289
Louisiana 90% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 328
Maine 94% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 108
Maryland 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 327
Massachusetts 76% 16% 1% 3% 2% 2% 251
Michigan 90% 8% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 513
Minnesota 88% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 281
Mississippi 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 233
Missouri 93% 5% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 356
Montana 93% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 139
Nebraska 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 179
Nevada 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 133
New Hampshire 80% 13% 3% 1% 3% < 1% 107
New Jersey 84% 14% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 434
New Mexico 85% 13% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 169
New York 83% 13% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 882
North Carolina 92% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 639
North Dakota 89% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 197
Ohio 89% 8% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 673
Oklahoma 90% 10% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 251
Oregon 86% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 174
Pennsylvania 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 739
Rhode Island 90% 7% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 149
South Carolina 91% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 346
South Dakota 89% 10% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 175
Tennessee 91% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 475
Texas 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1,611
Utah 85% 9% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 191
Virginia 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 503
Washington 86% 11% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 312
West Virginia 93% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 197
Wisconsin 88% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 279
Wyoming 85% 10% < 1% 1% 2% 2% 166

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