Importance of religion in one's life among conservatives by state (2014) Switch to: State among conservatives by importance of religion

% of conservatives 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 84% 11% 3% 2% < 1% 267
Alaska 60% 21% 13% 6% 1% 115
Arizona 68% 19% 8% 4% 1% 264
Arkansas 83% 10% 3% 3% 1% 130
California 65% 22% 7% 6% < 1% 1,134
Colorado 66% 24% 6% 3% 1% 170
Connecticut 43% 29% 17% 10% 1% 110
Florida 67% 22% 7% 5% < 1% 760
Georgia 75% 20% 4% 1% < 1% 417
Idaho 65% 19% 4% 12% < 1% 138
Illinois 68% 20% 8% 4% < 1% 459
Indiana 69% 23% 5% 3% < 1% 276
Iowa 70% 20% 7% 4% < 1% 142
Kansas 64% 21% 10% 3% 2% 132
Kentucky 73% 20% 3% 4% < 1% 189
Louisiana 79% 16% 3% 2% < 1% 234
Maryland 66% 22% 6% 4% 2% 170
Massachusetts 42% 41% 9% 8% 1% 160
Michigan 68% 22% 6% 4% 1% 342
Minnesota 67% 21% 7% 3% 1% 192
Mississippi 90% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 150
Missouri 71% 22% 3% 4% 1% 251
Montana 59% 20% 12% 9% < 1% 138
Nebraska 70% 20% 7% 3% < 1% 132
Nevada 63% 21% 7% 9% < 1% 116
New Hampshire 56% 26% 12% 7% < 1% 102
New Jersey 64% 24% 6% 6% < 1% 271
New Mexico 76% 15% 5% 4% < 1% 106
New York 64% 20% 8% 7% 1% 606
North Carolina 76% 17% 4% 3% 1% 411
North Dakota 69% 16% 12% 3% < 1% 161
Ohio 71% 18% 5% 5% 1% 456
Oklahoma 76% 15% 4% 4% 1% 162
Oregon 59% 28% 7% 4% 2% 125
Pennsylvania 70% 20% 6% 4% < 1% 498
South Carolina 82% 13% 3% 1% 1% 218
South Dakota 73% 21% 5% 1% 1% 139
Tennessee 84% 13% 2% 2% < 1% 322
Texas 76% 16% 4% 4% < 1% 1,050
Utah 77% 14% 6% 3% < 1% 150
Virginia 77% 14% 5% 3% 1% 344
Washington 66% 21% 8% 5% < 1% 215
West Virginia 79% 14% 4% 3% 1% 139
Wisconsin 56% 29% 9% 5% 1% 247
Wyoming 69% 19% 9% 3% < 1% 143

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