Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Alabama 27% 29% 23% 21% 135
Arizona 25% 23% 35% 17% 166
California 34% 18% 26% 22% 756
Colorado 20% 18% 28% 33% 115
Florida 33% 24% 26% 17% 461
Georgia 33% 18% 30% 20% 243
Illinois 29% 20% 34% 17% 339
Indiana 34% 22% 30% 14% 165
Iowa 18% 23% 39% 20% 108
Louisiana 35% 17% 31% 17% 117
Maryland 16% 16% 42% 26% 153
Massachusetts 22% 24% 27% 28% 136
Michigan 37% 18% 33% 13% 251
Minnesota 23% 20% 32% 24% 149
Missouri 29% 31% 25% 15% 161
New Jersey 20% 18% 26% 36% 219
New York 30% 20% 32% 18% 431
North Carolina 30% 22% 30% 18% 230
North Dakota 18% 19% 45% 18% 109
Ohio 38% 21% 29% 12% 327
Pennsylvania 32% 21% 28% 20% 355
South Carolina 26% 12% 36% 25% 114
South Dakota 19% 26% 32% 23% 100
Tennessee 25% 28% 29% 19% 149
Texas 29% 22% 26% 22% 617
Utah 25% 22% 29% 23% 116
Virginia 15% 18% 35% 31% 208
Washington 25% 27% 26% 23% 168
Wisconsin 25% 19% 39% 17% 152

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