Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by importance of religion

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 157. 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 69% 23% 8% < 1% < 1% 157
Alaska 40% 38% 15% 6% 1% 104
Arizona 41% 41% 16% 2% < 1% 191
California 40% 43% 12% 4% 1% 1,179
Colorado 42% 45% 12% 1% < 1% 159
Connecticut 37% 42% 17% 4% < 1% 135
District of Columbia 43% 36% 15% 5% 1% 108
Florida 46% 39% 11% 4% < 1% 668
Georgia 55% 34% 9% 2% 1% 323
Hawaii 42% 35% 18% 5% < 1% 106
Illinois 40% 43% 14% 2% < 1% 415
Indiana 41% 41% 13% 5% < 1% 199
Iowa 43% 45% 10% 1% < 1% 104
Kentucky 50% 44% 6% 1% < 1% 127
Louisiana 63% 31% 4% 2% < 1% 144
Maryland 46% 36% 13% 4% < 1% 211
Massachusetts 29% 49% 15% 6% < 1% 229
Michigan 44% 41% 11% 4% < 1% 327
Minnesota 35% 48% 13% 2% 1% 199
Missouri 50% 42% 5% 2% 1% 209
Nevada 35% 46% 11% 6% 1% 103
New Jersey 40% 45% 12% 3% < 1% 324
New York 39% 44% 12% 5% < 1% 658
North Carolina 53% 35% 10% 2% < 1% 337
North Dakota 48% 38% 13% 1% < 1% 117
Ohio 45% 39% 10% 5% 1% 350
Oklahoma 57% 35% 5% 2% < 1% 124
Oregon 38% 44% 12% 6% < 1% 120
Pennsylvania 43% 41% 11% 4% < 1% 467
Rhode Island 46% 30% 12% 12% < 1% 104
South Carolina 57% 29% 10% 2% 2% 149
South Dakota 49% 37% 8% 5% < 1% 110
Tennessee 55% 37% 7% 1% 1% 150
Texas 56% 34% 7% 3% < 1% 839
Virginia 47% 40% 12% 2% < 1% 275
Washington 41% 34% 21% 4% < 1% 223
Wisconsin 38% 43% 14% 5% < 1% 231

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