Racial and ethnic composition among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by race/ethnicity

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State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Alabama 75% 21% < 1% 1% 4% 300
Alaska 70% 7% 5% 3% 14% 109
Arizona 61% 5% 1% 26% 7% 236
Arkansas 78% 15% 1% 3% 3% 172
California 37% 8% 12% 39% 4% 1,100
Colorado 70% 3% 1% 23% 3% 161
Florida 56% 19% 1% 21% 3% 770
Georgia 58% 32% < 1% 7% 3% 466
Idaho 89% 1% 1% 9% 1% 133
Illinois 65% 18% 2% 13% 2% 452
Indiana 87% 6% < 1% 4% 3% 288
Iowa 96% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 149
Kansas 87% 6% 2% 4% 1% 142
Kentucky 89% 7% < 1% 1% 2% 237
Louisiana 61% 32% < 1% 4% 3% 230
Maryland 49% 34% 2% 8% 6% 200
Massachusetts 65% 15% 3% 15% 2% 127
Michigan 78% 14% 1% 4% 3% 390
Minnesota 86% 7% 1% 3% 4% 195
Mississippi 60% 35% < 1% 3% 2% 191
Missouri 83% 12% < 1% 2% 2% 275
Montana 95% 1% < 1% 1% 3% 122
Nebraska 91% 2% 2% 4% 2% 139
Nevada 46% 10% 7% 25% 11% 115
New Jersey 57% 16% 6% 17% 3% 283
New Mexico 39% 3% 3% 43% 12% 124
New York 54% 19% 5% 17% 5% 569
North Carolina 72% 20% 1% 4% 4% 462
North Dakota 94% < 1% 1% 1% 5% 163
Ohio 81% 13% 1% 2% 3% 483
Oklahoma 71% 11% < 1% 5% 12% 207
Oregon 78% 1% 2% 10% 9% 142
Pennsylvania 81% 10% 1% 4% 3% 508
South Carolina 67% 28% < 1% 3% 2% 263
South Dakota 92% < 1% 1% 3% 4% 136
Tennessee 81% 15% < 1% 3% 1% 387
Texas 50% 14% 2% 31% 3% 1,188
Utah 86% 2% 1% 10% 1% 152
Virginia 70% 18% 3% 6% 3% 360
Washington 78% 4% 5% 9% 5% 209
West Virginia 95% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% 152
Wisconsin 83% 8% 1% 5% 3% 229
Wyoming 93% 1% < 1% 5% 2% 142

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