Generational cohort among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important by generational group

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 385. 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 13% 12% 28% 32% 14% 1% 385
Alaska 12% 13% 30% 33% 10% 2% 120
Arizona 10% 10% 29% 32% 18% 1% 328
Arkansas 14% 10% 28% 34% 13% < 1% 210
California 11% 13% 30% 32% 13% 1% 1,621
Colorado 6% 19% 23% 38% 14% 1% 226
Connecticut 8% 9% 29% 36% 16% 2% 151
Delaware 12% 9% 28% 31% 19% 1% 143
District of Columbia 11% 19% 28% 27% 13% 1% 128
Florida 9% 9% 26% 36% 17% 2% 1,032
Georgia 11% 13% 30% 32% 12% 1% 611
Hawaii 13% 14% 27% 33% 13% 1% 131
Idaho 16% 9% 24% 33% 17% 1% 166
Illinois 9% 12% 30% 32% 15% 2% 680
Indiana 11% 10% 24% 36% 15% 3% 376
Iowa 12% 10% 24% 34% 19% 1% 181
Kansas 7% 13% 31% 38% 8% 2% 163
Kentucky 6% 15% 27% 39% 12% 1% 284
Louisiana 9% 16% 27% 33% 15% 1% 327
Maine 2% 12% 32% 36% 16% 2% 107
Maryland 9% 12% 26% 35% 17% 1% 318
Massachusetts 9% 11% 27% 33% 16% 3% 242
Michigan 9% 10% 25% 39% 15% 1% 496
Minnesota 6% 12% 26% 39% 16% 1% 274
Mississippi 13% 8% 29% 33% 16% 2% 231
Missouri 11% 12% 22% 37% 16% 2% 350
Montana 7% 14% 15% 45% 18% < 1% 136
Nebraska 10% 13% 22% 36% 17% 3% 178
Nevada 13% 8% 30% 29% 17% 2% 129
New Hampshire 14% 9% 18% 39% 19% 1% 102
New Jersey 8% 12% 26% 37% 14% 4% 417
New Mexico 7% 13% 35% 35% 9% < 1% 166
New York 9% 11% 28% 35% 16% 2% 857
North Carolina 10% 14% 29% 34% 12% 2% 629
North Dakota 5% 13% 26% 40% 12% 4% 195
Ohio 10% 11% 23% 39% 15% 1% 655
Oklahoma 12% 12% 26% 34% 13% 3% 248
Oregon 10% 10% 27% 35% 16% 3% 172
Pennsylvania 7% 10% 26% 38% 17% 2% 728
Rhode Island 8% 13% 25% 38% 15% 2% 144
South Carolina 13% 9% 30% 34% 13% < 1% 339
South Dakota 12% 14% 22% 35% 15% 1% 170
Tennessee 9% 13% 28% 36% 13% 1% 465
Texas 10% 14% 29% 31% 13% 2% 1,569
Utah 15% 17% 32% 29% 7% 1% 184
Virginia 10% 12% 28% 36% 14% 1% 486
Washington 14% 12% 28% 30% 14% 2% 302
West Virginia 11% 7% 24% 39% 17% 2% 195
Wisconsin 10% 13% 27% 32% 16% 3% 270
Wyoming 12% 9% 26% 38% 14% 1% 163

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