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

% of moderates 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 68% 17% 11% 4% < 1% 144
Alaska 35% 30% 18% 17% < 1% 100
Arizona 45% 32% 11% 12% 1% 213
Arkansas 56% 24% 12% 8% 1% 118
California 43% 29% 15% 12% 1% 1,257
Colorado 40% 32% 13% 15% < 1% 167
Connecticut 40% 29% 21% 9% < 1% 139
Delaware 41% 39% 12% 6% 2% 116
District of Columbia 61% 18% 16% 4% < 1% 112
Florida 47% 28% 14% 11% 1% 662
Georgia 63% 19% 9% 9% < 1% 308
Hawaii 44% 33% 15% 7% < 1% 122
Idaho 45% 22% 22% 11% < 1% 104
Illinois 46% 33% 13% 8% < 1% 441
Indiana 46% 28% 14% 12% < 1% 217
Iowa 40% 32% 15% 13% < 1% 101
Kansas 52% 27% 17% 5% < 1% 102
Kentucky 60% 27% 6% 6% < 1% 130
Louisiana 64% 25% 3% 7% < 1% 131
Maryland 47% 31% 14% 8% < 1% 244
Massachusetts 34% 32% 17% 16% 1% 248
Michigan 35% 35% 16% 11% 2% 324
Minnesota 40% 32% 17% 11% < 1% 191
Missouri 44% 33% 13% 9% 1% 206
Nevada 37% 33% 13% 16% 1% 108
New Hampshire 28% 26% 36% 10% 1% 105
New Jersey 52% 28% 11% 8% < 1% 329
New Mexico 48% 33% 7% 12% < 1% 106
New York 41% 34% 11% 14% < 1% 641
North Carolina 55% 26% 10% 8% < 1% 331
Ohio 52% 26% 12% 11% < 1% 395
Oklahoma 65% 24% 6% 5% < 1% 138
Oregon 39% 28% 15% 17% 1% 137
Pennsylvania 40% 32% 14% 13% 1% 462
Rhode Island 53% 27% 9% 10% < 1% 112
South Carolina 63% 21% 11% 5% < 1% 170
South Dakota 49% 32% 5% 14% < 1% 103
Tennessee 60% 29% 8% 2% 1% 179
Texas 54% 30% 8% 8% 1% 815
Virginia 51% 27% 13% 9% < 1% 323
Washington 39% 24% 19% 16% 1% 230
Wisconsin 38% 39% 14% 9% 1% 211

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