Educational distribution among conservatives by state (2014) Switch to: State among conservatives by educational group

% of conservatives who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 265. 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 50% 28% 14% 7% 265
Alaska 32% 48% 14% 6% 114
Arizona 37% 41% 13% 8% 262
Arkansas 54% 28% 15% 3% 129
California 46% 34% 14% 7% 1,125
Colorado 39% 34% 19% 9% 170
Connecticut 47% 27% 18% 8% 108
Florida 47% 31% 14% 8% 758
Georgia 45% 28% 16% 10% 415
Idaho 33% 41% 19% 7% 138
Illinois 44% 30% 18% 8% 458
Indiana 44% 35% 16% 5% 276
Iowa 46% 32% 13% 8% 142
Kansas 30% 36% 24% 11% 131
Kentucky 47% 33% 12% 7% 187
Louisiana 46% 31% 17% 6% 233
Maryland 44% 26% 18% 12% 170
Massachusetts 50% 26% 14% 10% 159
Michigan 44% 34% 16% 7% 339
Minnesota 33% 40% 22% 5% 192
Mississippi 42% 39% 14% 5% 150
Missouri 41% 36% 17% 6% 250
Montana 42% 34% 17% 7% 138
Nebraska 41% 32% 17% 10% 132
Nevada 40% 34% 17% 9% 116
New Hampshire 48% 31% 10% 11% 101
New Jersey 46% 26% 17% 11% 270
New Mexico 44% 36% 14% 6% 106
New York 48% 26% 15% 10% 605
North Carolina 47% 33% 14% 6% 410
North Dakota 34% 34% 21% 11% 161
Ohio 45% 32% 15% 8% 455
Oklahoma 44% 32% 17% 7% 161
Oregon 43% 40% 12% 6% 124
Pennsylvania 51% 26% 15% 8% 497
South Carolina 44% 36% 13% 7% 218
South Dakota 48% 32% 14% 7% 139
Tennessee 45% 31% 14% 10% 319
Texas 42% 34% 17% 7% 1,047
Utah 29% 37% 25% 9% 150
Virginia 44% 29% 19% 8% 343
Washington 35% 40% 20% 5% 215
West Virginia 61% 28% 7% 4% 137
Wisconsin 46% 34% 16% 4% 247
Wyoming 36% 34% 24% 6% 143

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