Frequency of reading scripture by state (2014) Switch to: State by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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 55% 14% 7% 22% 1% 511
Alaska 31% 8% 7% 54% < 1% 310
Arizona 36% 9% 8% 46% 1% 653
Arkansas 48% 14% 8% 29% 1% 311
California 30% 10% 8% 51% 1% 3,697
Colorado 30% 7% 9% 53% 1% 504
Connecticut 23% 7% 8% 61% < 1% 377
Delaware 27% 14% 6% 50% 2% 301
District of Columbia 28% 12% 8% 51% 1% 303
Florida 35% 11% 9% 44% 1% 2,020
Georgia 49% 11% 7% 32% < 1% 968
Hawaii 29% 11% 9% 50% 1% 312
Idaho 37% 9% 10% 43% 1% 320
Illinois 30% 11% 10% 49% 1% 1,326
Indiana 35% 9% 9% 46% 1% 654
Iowa 30% 9% 10% 51% < 1% 330
Kansas 33% 11% 9% 47% < 1% 307
Kentucky 43% 7% 8% 41% 1% 439
Louisiana 48% 11% 7% 33% 1% 465
Maine 21% 6% 5% 67% 1% 303
Maryland 35% 12% 7% 45% 1% 644
Massachusetts 15% 9% 9% 67% 1% 704
Michigan 32% 11% 9% 47% 1% 982
Minnesota 27% 8% 11% 53% < 1% 563
Mississippi 59% 13% 5% 22% 1% 309
Missouri 39% 11% 9% 40% < 1% 642
Montana 32% 5% 9% 53% < 1% 312
Nebraska 30% 11% 6% 52% 1% 312
Nevada 29% 12% 8% 50% < 1% 314
New Hampshire 18% 8% 8% 66% < 1% 303
New Jersey 29% 9% 8% 53% 1% 886
New Mexico 40% 13% 5% 43% < 1% 312
New York 27% 8% 9% 55% 1% 1,966
North Carolina 44% 15% 8% 33% 1% 1,022
North Dakota 23% 15% 9% 52% < 1% 338
Ohio 36% 10% 8% 46% < 1% 1,132
Oklahoma 48% 12% 7% 32% < 1% 391
Oregon 31% 10% 8% 50% 1% 419
Pennsylvania 31% 8% 10% 50% 1% 1,366
Rhode Island 22% 11% 8% 58% 1% 305
South Carolina 51% 11% 6% 31% 1% 495
South Dakota 29% 10% 10% 50% < 1% 305
Tennessee 56% 9% 6% 26% 2% 661
Texas 43% 11% 8% 37% 1% 2,535
Utah 51% 5% 9% 34% 1% 315
Vermont 18% 7% 5% 69% < 1% 306
Virginia 43% 11% 7% 39% 1% 882
Washington 30% 10% 7% 53% < 1% 714
West Virginia 46% 12% 7% 34% 1% 309
Wisconsin 24% 11% 9% 55% 1% 600
Wyoming 34% 11% 8% 46% < 1% 316

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never