Income distribution among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by household income

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State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Alabama 41% 25% 21% 13% 167
Alaska 27% 28% 28% 17% 127
Arizona 40% 19% 25% 16% 252
Arkansas 45% 17% 23% 16% 101
California 35% 20% 23% 22% 1,390
Colorado 25% 21% 31% 24% 190
Connecticut 20% 23% 24% 32% 161
Delaware 32% 24% 26% 18% 121
District of Columbia 32% 18% 28% 21% 101
Florida 36% 24% 22% 18% 799
Georgia 30% 19% 28% 22% 327
Hawaii 34% 29% 20% 17% 142
Idaho 33% 25% 29% 14% 142
Illinois 35% 21% 29% 15% 511
Indiana 35% 23% 30% 13% 256
Iowa 25% 24% 33% 18% 132
Kansas 35% 27% 23% 15% 121
Kentucky 53% 15% 22% 10% 156
Louisiana 40% 18% 26% 17% 150
Maine 41% 15% 36% 9% 142
Maryland 20% 19% 36% 25% 256
Massachusetts 31% 19% 24% 26% 316
Michigan 40% 19% 25% 16% 389
Minnesota 27% 20% 26% 28% 231
Missouri 35% 26% 19% 20% 239
Montana 28% 25% 33% 14% 125
Nebraska 31% 28% 27% 14% 116
Nevada 28% 30% 27% 15% 139
New Hampshire 27% 15% 34% 24% 138
New Jersey 26% 14% 28% 32% 359
New York 32% 20% 28% 20% 792
North Carolina 35% 20% 31% 15% 350
North Dakota 25% 19% 38% 17% 146
Ohio 44% 19% 25% 12% 469
Oklahoma 32% 31% 27% 10% 149
Oregon 39% 24% 27% 10% 167
Pennsylvania 35% 19% 25% 21% 504
Rhode Island 34% 16% 31% 19% 134
South Carolina 36% 21% 31% 12% 150
South Dakota 32% 23% 29% 16% 127
Tennessee 43% 23% 21% 13% 199
Texas 37% 18% 27% 17% 822
Utah 24% 23% 37% 15% 114
Vermont 28% 25% 36% 11% 149
Virginia 27% 19% 28% 27% 308
Washington 33% 25% 23% 20% 278
West Virginia 40% 20% 30% 10% 112
Wisconsin 27% 16% 39% 18% 232
Wyoming 29% 28% 27% 15% 117

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