Belief in God among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by belief in God

% of who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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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Alabama 64% 23% 3% 1% 7% 2% 162
Alaska 44% 26% 8% 1% 17% 5% 176
Arizona 47% 26% 7% < 1% 17% 4% 359
Arkansas 59% 23% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 107
California 43% 26% 9% 1% 18% 3% 2,340
Colorado 43% 26% 10% 1% 16% 5% 311
Connecticut 46% 28% 6% 1% 15% 4% 273
Delaware 46% 29% 11% 1% 11% 2% 184
District of Columbia 39% 24% 11% 1% 21% 3% 216
Florida 52% 23% 7% 1% 16% 2% 1,076
Georgia 57% 22% 7% < 1% 12% 2% 423
Hawaii 52% 22% 9% 1% 14% 2% 185
Idaho 42% 24% 9% 1% 17% 7% 155
Illinois 47% 28% 8% < 1% 13% 4% 753
Indiana 47% 25% 5% 1% 18% 4% 300
Iowa 54% 19% 8% 1% 16% 3% 155
Kansas 53% 29% 5% < 1% 13% 1% 142
Kentucky 56% 21% 3% < 1% 18% 2% 156
Louisiana 57% 21% 5% 1% 13% 3% 192
Maine 37% 31% 9% < 1% 21% 3% 204
Maryland 51% 20% 6% < 1% 17% 5% 394
Massachusetts 31% 29% 12% 1% 22% 5% 514
Michigan 49% 30% 4% < 1% 14% 3% 506
Minnesota 42% 32% 7% < 1% 14% 5% 335
Missouri 55% 24% 9% < 1% 10% 2% 321
Montana 48% 26% 10% < 1% 14% 2% 163
Nebraska 52% 27% 2% 1% 13% 5% 155
Nevada 46% 22% 9% 1% 19% 3% 170
New Hampshire 36% 27% 10% < 1% 21% 6% 202
New Jersey 48% 29% 8% < 1% 12% 3% 527
New Mexico 41% 29% 6% < 1% 22% 2% 159
New York 46% 23% 9% 1% 18% 4% 1,239
North Carolina 57% 22% 4% < 1% 14% 3% 461
North Dakota 51% 28% 5% < 1% 14% 1% 154
Ohio 53% 24% 6% 1% 12% 3% 552
Oklahoma 55% 26% 5% < 1% 12% 2% 151
Oregon 44% 22% 7% < 1% 20% 6% 252
Pennsylvania 44% 27% 8% 1% 16% 3% 719
Rhode Island 51% 21% 5% < 1% 15% 8% 192
South Carolina 54% 26% 4% 1% 12% 4% 198
South Dakota 61% 22% 4% < 1% 12% 1% 147
Tennessee 58% 21% 9% 1% 10% 1% 221
Texas 54% 25% 7% 1% 12% 2% 1,132
Utah 42% 28% 15% 1% 13% 2% 147
Vermont 31% 28% 6% < 1% 26% 8% 230
Virginia 49% 25% 9% < 1% 14% 2% 443
Washington 40% 25% 12% 1% 19% 3% 454
West Virginia 60% 20% 5% < 1% 10% 5% 121
Wisconsin 42% 28% 8% 1% 19% 3% 337
Wyoming 54% 22% 10% < 1% 11% 3% 151

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