Importance of religion in one's life among democrats and Democratic leaners by state (2014) Switch to: State among democrats and Democratic leaners by importance of religion

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say religion is…

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Alabama 84% 10% 4% 2% < 1% 181
Alaska 21% 32% 12% 33% 2% 107
Arizona 39% 24% 18% 19% < 1% 243
Arkansas 67% 17% 9% 6% 1% 122
California 42% 25% 14% 18% 1% 1,856
Colorado 38% 26% 17% 20% < 1% 211
Connecticut 38% 25% 18% 19% 1% 193
Delaware 47% 28% 11% 12% 2% 161
District of Columbia 46% 21% 15% 17% < 1% 223
Florida 51% 23% 12% 14% < 1% 872
Georgia 61% 20% 8% 11% 1% 396
Hawaii 37% 34% 17% 10% 1% 159
Idaho 37% 29% 16% 18% < 1% 111
Illinois 44% 29% 14% 13% < 1% 632
Indiana 49% 27% 14% 11% < 1% 254
Iowa 43% 25% 14% 18% < 1% 136
Kentucky 54% 25% 11% 9% < 1% 195
Louisiana 74% 12% 6% 8% < 1% 200
Maine 18% 35% 15% 32% < 1% 152
Maryland 51% 23% 12% 14% 1% 372
Massachusetts 32% 26% 17% 23% 1% 404
Michigan 45% 27% 13% 14% 1% 470
Minnesota 38% 32% 13% 16% 1% 273
Mississippi 74% 16% 5% 4% 1% 128
Missouri 51% 26% 13% 9% < 1% 271
Montana 35% 22% 18% 25% < 1% 107
Nebraska 43% 26% 17% 11% 3% 112
Nevada 37% 28% 10% 23% 2% 133
New Hampshire 25% 24% 29% 22% < 1% 141
New Jersey 47% 29% 12% 11% < 1% 444
New Mexico 46% 27% 6% 21% < 1% 164
New York 39% 29% 14% 17% 1% 1,025
North Carolina 59% 20% 10% 10% < 1% 458
North Dakota 39% 27% 16% 18% < 1% 108
Ohio 51% 26% 12% 12% < 1% 472
Oklahoma 53% 29% 4% 13% < 1% 161
Oregon 32% 26% 16% 26% < 1% 207
Pennsylvania 44% 27% 14% 16% < 1% 641
Rhode Island 40% 31% 9% 20% < 1% 153
South Carolina 67% 17% 10% 6% < 1% 188
South Dakota 54% 22% 13% 11% < 1% 109
Tennessee 63% 21% 9% 6% 1% 232
Texas 58% 23% 8% 10% < 1% 979
Utah 29% 18% 24% 22% 6% 100
Vermont 21% 25% 20% 32% 1% 178
Virginia 53% 24% 11% 12% < 1% 357
Washington 30% 24% 21% 24% < 1% 338
West Virginia 66% 21% 6% 6% 2% 139
Wisconsin 31% 33% 14% 22% < 1% 242

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