Views about homosexuality by state (2014) Switch to: State by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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 41% 52% 4% 3% 511
Alaska 62% 30% 5% 3% 310
Arizona 63% 26% 5% 6% 653
Arkansas 45% 47% 5% 3% 311
California 69% 24% 4% 3% 3,697
Colorado 67% 24% 4% 5% 504
Connecticut 76% 19% 2% 3% 377
Delaware 67% 28% 2% 3% 301
District of Columbia 72% 23% 3% 3% 303
Florida 64% 28% 4% 4% 2,020
Georgia 55% 38% 4% 4% 968
Hawaii 64% 29% 3% 4% 312
Idaho 59% 32% 6% 3% 320
Illinois 64% 29% 4% 3% 1,326
Indiana 54% 37% 4% 4% 654
Iowa 58% 36% 4% 3% 330
Kansas 57% 33% 7% 3% 307
Kentucky 44% 44% 7% 4% 439
Louisiana 53% 36% 6% 6% 465
Maine 69% 24% 3% 4% 303
Maryland 66% 27% 5% 2% 644
Massachusetts 82% 12% 2% 3% 704
Michigan 62% 30% 5% 2% 982
Minnesota 64% 32% 3% 1% 563
Mississippi 40% 54% 5% 1% 309
Missouri 57% 36% 3% 4% 642
Montana 62% 30% 4% 4% 312
Nebraska 60% 35% 3% 3% 312
Nevada 69% 27% 2% 2% 314
New Hampshire 71% 21% 4% 4% 303
New Jersey 71% 22% 3% 4% 886
New Mexico 59% 34% 4% 3% 312
New York 70% 23% 4% 4% 1,966
North Carolina 54% 36% 6% 5% 1,022
North Dakota 57% 36% 6% 2% 338
Ohio 60% 32% 4% 4% 1,132
Oklahoma 53% 40% 4% 3% 391
Oregon 66% 25% 6% 3% 419
Pennsylvania 63% 30% 4% 3% 1,366
Rhode Island 72% 18% 3% 7% 305
South Carolina 51% 42% 4% 3% 495
South Dakota 58% 35% 4% 3% 305
Tennessee 41% 53% 3% 3% 661
Texas 56% 36% 4% 4% 2,535
Utah 58% 35% 4% 3% 315
Vermont 79% 16% 2% 2% 306
Virginia 61% 34% 3% 1% 882
Washington 69% 27% 3% 2% 714
West Virginia 45% 47% 4% 4% 309
Wisconsin 66% 30% 1% 2% 600
Wyoming 53% 39% 5% 3% 316

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