Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by race/ethnicity

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State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 197. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 58% 33% < 1% 6% 3% 197
Alaska 64% 2% 4% 7% 23% 189
Arizona 63% 4% 3% 27% 3% 401
Arkansas 77% 13% < 1% 7% 3% 136
California 46% 5% 14% 33% 3% 2,545
Colorado 77% 3% 1% 14% 4% 334
Connecticut 73% 10% 2% 12% 2% 288
Delaware 75% 14% 3% 5% 3% 205
District of Columbia 48% 33% 4% 11% 4% 230
Florida 62% 11% 1% 23% 3% 1,271
Georgia 59% 26% 1% 10% 5% 517
Hawaii 32% 3% 34% 10% 21% 213
Idaho 82% 4% < 1% 13% 1% 184
Illinois 68% 12% 3% 14% 3% 839
Indiana 81% 10% < 1% 6% 3% 355
Iowa 87% 3% 1% 5% 3% 184
Kansas 76% 6% 5% 9% 3% 170
Kentucky 89% 5% < 1% 3% 3% 186
Louisiana 63% 28% < 1% 5% 3% 244
Maine 94% 2% < 1% 1% 3% 217
Maryland 59% 26% 3% 7% 5% 429
Massachusetts 80% 5% 3% 8% 5% 562
Michigan 81% 11% 1% 4% 4% 592
Minnesota 86% 3% 1% 4% 6% 355
Mississippi 60% 38% < 1% 1% 2% 121
Missouri 80% 12% 1% 4% 3% 368
Montana 90% < 1% < 1% 3% 7% 184
Nebraska 81% 6% 2% 9% 2% 186
Nevada 59% 7% 3% 23% 8% 203
New Hampshire 95% 1% 1% 1% 3% 213
New Jersey 64% 10% 7% 16% 4% 617
New Mexico 43% 2% < 1% 46% 9% 188
New York 63% 11% 6% 17% 3% 1,370
North Carolina 68% 19% 1% 8% 3% 546
North Dakota 88% < 1% 2% 2% 9% 182
Ohio 83% 11% 2% 3% 1% 649
Oklahoma 71% 4% 1% 10% 15% 180
Oregon 85% 1% 2% 9% 4% 269
Pennsylvania 82% 9% 2% 4% 2% 852
Rhode Island 81% 5% < 1% 8% 5% 224
South Carolina 66% 26% < 1% 6% 3% 250
South Dakota 84% < 1% 1% 2% 13% 180
Tennessee 74% 14% 1% 6% 4% 257
Texas 47% 9% 2% 39% 4% 1,355
Utah 78% 2% 2% 12% 5% 166
Vermont 93% < 1% 1% 2% 4% 236
Virginia 64% 18% 5% 9% 3% 533
Washington 73% 3% 7% 10% 7% 492
West Virginia 92% 4% < 1% 1% 2% 142
Wisconsin 87% 2% 2% 6% 3% 379
Wyoming 86% 1% 1% 8% 5% 162

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