Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 24% 47% 25% 3% 1% 121
California 31% 43% 18% 8% 1% 803
Colorado 22% 56% 17% 6% < 1% 118
Florida 30% 43% 22% 5% < 1% 377
Georgia 31% 45% 20% 3% 1% 141
Illinois 25% 49% 20% 6% 1% 274
Indiana 25% 48% 22% 4% 1% 126
Maryland 20% 41% 32% 6% 1% 116
Massachusetts 21% 44% 18% 16% 1% 175
Michigan 18% 47% 23% 11% 1% 203
Minnesota 19% 48% 23% 10% < 1% 126
Missouri 18% 51% 25% 6% < 1% 110
New Jersey 29% 50% 12% 8% 1% 220
New York 27% 51% 15% 7% 1% 425
North Carolina 29% 48% 14% 7% 1% 161
Ohio 23% 48% 22% 6% 1% 208
Pennsylvania 20% 52% 20% 7% 1% 275
Texas 43% 40% 13% 4% < 1% 443
Virginia 23% 51% 18% 7% < 1% 168
Washington 21% 35% 32% 11% < 1% 156
Wisconsin 19% 54% 22% 4% 1% 131

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