Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

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State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Alabama 67% 28% < 1% 3% 1% 177
Alaska 69% 5% 2% 4% 21% 143
Arizona 64% 3% 4% 25% 4% 276
Arkansas 79% 14% 1% 2% 3% 113
California 46% 6% 14% 31% 3% 1,568
Colorado 73% 4% 1% 16% 6% 207
Connecticut 85% 5% 2% 8% < 1% 192
Delaware 76% 17% 1% 2% 4% 137
District of Columbia 39% 52% 1% 6% 2% 117
Florida 65% 13% 1% 17% 3% 921
Georgia 61% 27% < 1% 8% 4% 356
Hawaii 28% 2% 43% 5% 22% 157
Idaho 88% < 1% < 1% 11% 1% 149
Illinois 68% 16% 3% 10% 3% 588
Indiana 86% 6% < 1% 4% 4% 279
Iowa 91% 1% 3% 4% 2% 148
Kansas 83% 7% 1% 8% 1% 138
Kentucky 89% 5% < 1% 4% 2% 172
Louisiana 62% 33% < 1% 3% 1% 171
Maine 98% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 167
Maryland 62% 27% 2% 4% 5% 279
Massachusetts 79% 6% 2% 9% 5% 357
Michigan 81% 11% 1% 3% 4% 444
Minnesota 88% 3% 1% 4% 3% 256
Missouri 77% 14% 2% 4% 3% 266
Montana 89% < 1% < 1% 3% 8% 136
Nebraska 88% 4% 2% 4% 1% 134
Nevada 64% 8% 4% 18% 6% 157
New Hampshire 95% 1% 1% 1% 3% 165
New Jersey 66% 9% 8% 12% 5% 414
New Mexico 45% 2% < 1% 43% 11% 115
New York 64% 14% 5% 14% 4% 921
North Carolina 68% 22% 2% 4% 4% 390
North Dakota 93% 1% 1% 3% 3% 159
Ohio 84% 10% 2% 2% 2% 518
Oklahoma 72% 7% < 1% 8% 13% 162
Oregon 85% < 1% 1% 11% 3% 180
Pennsylvania 84% 8% 1% 4% 2% 583
Rhode Island 89% 2% < 1% 8% 1% 154
South Carolina 67% 28% < 1% 2% 2% 175
South Dakota 84% < 1% 1% 3% 12% 139
Tennessee 76% 16% 1% 5% 2% 227
Texas 48% 10% 3% 34% 5% 941
Utah 84% 1% 2% 11% 2% 117
Vermont 94% < 1% 1% 3% 3% 160
Virginia 65% 22% 5% 5% 3% 344
Washington 76% 4% 5% 6% 9% 304
West Virginia 97% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 123
Wisconsin 88% 4% 1% 4% 3% 264
Wyoming 88% 1% < 1% 6% 5% 125

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