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

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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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Alabama 72% 17% 6% 5% < 1% 268
Alaska 55% 23% 13% 9% 1% 138
Arizona 61% 24% 11% 3% 1% 291
Arkansas 72% 16% 4% 6% 1% 140
California 52% 27% 12% 9% < 1% 1,203
Colorado 58% 26% 8% 7% 1% 213
Connecticut 48% 30% 13% 8% 1% 124
Florida 55% 28% 10% 7% < 1% 812
Georgia 69% 20% 8% 3% 1% 416
Idaho 63% 23% 7% 7% < 1% 157
Illinois 61% 23% 11% 5% < 1% 460
Indiana 60% 25% 9% 6% < 1% 286
Iowa 67% 24% 5% 4% < 1% 140
Kansas 66% 20% 11% 3% < 1% 158
Kentucky 70% 23% 3% 4% < 1% 188
Louisiana 74% 21% 2% 3% < 1% 198
Maine 50% 23% 13% 13% 1% 108
Maryland 53% 28% 13% 6% < 1% 192
Massachusetts 33% 38% 17% 12% 1% 197
Michigan 58% 27% 9% 6% 1% 336
Minnesota 58% 23% 13% 6% < 1% 215
Mississippi 77% 11% 7% 3% 2% 142
Missouri 62% 26% 7% 4% < 1% 266
Montana 49% 26% 13% 11% < 1% 155
Nebraska 67% 21% 8% 3% < 1% 156
Nevada 58% 26% 7% 8% 1% 133
New Hampshire 42% 35% 14% 8% 1% 116
New Jersey 54% 30% 9% 7% 1% 297
New Mexico 71% 14% 7% 8% < 1% 106
New York 55% 24% 9% 11% 1% 604
North Carolina 66% 24% 7% 2% < 1% 412
North Dakota 60% 19% 18% 3% < 1% 176
Ohio 64% 23% 6% 6% 1% 485
Oklahoma 72% 18% 5% 4% 1% 177
Oregon 62% 24% 11% 3% 1% 141
Pennsylvania 61% 24% 8% 5% 1% 546
South Carolina 74% 15% 5% 5% 1% 218
South Dakota 61% 25% 5% 7% 1% 169
Tennessee 80% 15% 2% 3% < 1% 333
Texas 66% 22% 6% 6% < 1% 1,080
Utah 80% 9% 9% 2% < 1% 174
Virginia 67% 18% 10% 4% 1% 389
Washington 60% 20% 11% 8% 1% 236
West Virginia 73% 16% 5% 4% 2% 125
Wisconsin 54% 31% 10% 5% < 1% 263
Wyoming 59% 29% 9% 4% < 1% 190

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