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

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State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 162. 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 45% 30% 17% 8% 162
Alaska 31% 37% 18% 13% 175
Arizona 36% 38% 15% 11% 357
Arkansas 43% 34% 11% 12% 107
California 33% 32% 21% 14% 2,322
Colorado 23% 37% 23% 17% 310
Connecticut 35% 27% 19% 19% 270
Delaware 39% 31% 15% 15% 184
District of Columbia 18% 19% 33% 29% 215
Florida 38% 32% 17% 13% 1,074
Georgia 38% 31% 17% 14% 422
Hawaii 26% 38% 23% 14% 184
Idaho 34% 40% 16% 10% 154
Illinois 30% 35% 21% 14% 749
Indiana 41% 31% 18% 10% 300
Iowa 31% 38% 21% 10% 155
Kansas 37% 35% 13% 16% 142
Kentucky 36% 33% 18% 13% 155
Louisiana 47% 26% 19% 8% 192
Maine 38% 29% 23% 10% 203
Maryland 30% 30% 21% 20% 391
Massachusetts 30% 28% 24% 19% 512
Michigan 35% 36% 16% 12% 504
Minnesota 27% 38% 23% 12% 335
Missouri 36% 31% 19% 14% 321
Montana 38% 31% 20% 11% 162
Nebraska 31% 38% 21% 11% 154
Nevada 39% 38% 13% 10% 170
New Hampshire 29% 32% 22% 17% 199
New Jersey 31% 28% 22% 19% 525
New Mexico 37% 30% 20% 14% 158
New York 31% 29% 23% 16% 1,232
North Carolina 29% 36% 19% 16% 461
North Dakota 31% 41% 19% 9% 154
Ohio 38% 34% 17% 10% 550
Oklahoma 42% 31% 16% 11% 151
Oregon 26% 36% 26% 12% 252
Pennsylvania 39% 28% 19% 14% 716
Rhode Island 28% 37% 23% 12% 190
South Carolina 36% 31% 20% 13% 198
South Dakota 32% 38% 19% 11% 147
Tennessee 36% 33% 19% 11% 220
Texas 37% 33% 19% 11% 1,129
Utah 39% 37% 16% 9% 147
Vermont 33% 29% 21% 17% 229
Virginia 27% 31% 22% 20% 442
Washington 29% 35% 23% 13% 453
West Virginia 41% 36% 15% 8% 121
Wisconsin 34% 34% 22% 11% 336
Wyoming 35% 42% 15% 8% 150

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