Educational distribution among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by educational group

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State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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Alabama 48% 30% 14% 8% 300
Alaska 41% 41% 10% 7% 112
Arizona 42% 34% 13% 11% 243
Arkansas 54% 28% 14% 4% 170
California 49% 31% 12% 7% 1,111
Colorado 43% 30% 19% 9% 161
Florida 47% 33% 13% 7% 770
Georgia 47% 31% 13% 10% 469
Idaho 37% 37% 17% 9% 135
Illinois 53% 26% 15% 7% 458
Indiana 51% 33% 11% 5% 292
Iowa 46% 34% 12% 8% 148
Kansas 33% 40% 19% 8% 142
Kentucky 61% 26% 6% 7% 236
Louisiana 52% 32% 13% 3% 233
Maryland 45% 28% 14% 13% 203
Massachusetts 49% 27% 14% 10% 133
Michigan 43% 36% 14% 7% 395
Minnesota 42% 31% 20% 8% 198
Mississippi 44% 38% 13% 5% 193
Missouri 48% 35% 13% 4% 276
Montana 32% 40% 19% 8% 123
Nebraska 44% 31% 17% 8% 139
Nevada 49% 30% 15% 6% 115
New Jersey 49% 24% 13% 15% 287
New Mexico 46% 39% 13% 2% 125
New York 53% 26% 12% 9% 572
North Carolina 52% 30% 12% 7% 463
North Dakota 38% 34% 20% 7% 166
Ohio 51% 29% 12% 8% 490
Oklahoma 44% 36% 14% 6% 207
Oregon 47% 36% 9% 8% 144
Pennsylvania 55% 27% 12% 6% 513
South Carolina 51% 32% 12% 5% 265
South Dakota 49% 30% 14% 7% 135
Tennessee 52% 29% 11% 9% 388
Texas 47% 31% 15% 7% 1,193
Utah 25% 43% 23% 9% 155
Virginia 47% 30% 17% 7% 369
Washington 39% 39% 17% 5% 210
West Virginia 64% 23% 9% 4% 153
Wisconsin 51% 33% 12% 4% 231
Wyoming 36% 35% 23% 6% 142

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