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

% of Catholics 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 55% 30% 13% 1% < 1% 127
California 62% 31% 6% 1% < 1% 878
Connecticut 46% 33% 18% 3% < 1% 120
Florida 56% 33% 8% 3% 1% 428
Illinois 56% 35% 9% 1% < 1% 356
Indiana 62% 34% 2% 2% < 1% 123
Louisiana 70% 28% 2% 1% < 1% 130
Maryland 56% 30% 13% 2% < 1% 103
Massachusetts 47% 33% 14% 5% 1% 238
Michigan 53% 32% 11% 4% 1% 197
Minnesota 58% 29% 11% 2% < 1% 128
New Jersey 56% 32% 9% 2% 1% 327
New York 55% 36% 6% 3% < 1% 635
Ohio 64% 28% 6% 1% < 1% 227
Pennsylvania 54% 32% 8% 5% 1% 355
Rhode Island 53% 30% 4% 13% < 1% 146
Texas 66% 27% 4% 2% < 1% 540
Virginia 52% 33% 11% 4% < 1% 119
Washington 50% 35% 9% 5% < 1% 112
Wisconsin 49% 39% 8% 3% 1% 153

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