Views about human evolution among who believe in Heaven by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Heaven by views about human evolution

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State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 428. 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 13% 27% 2% 53% 4% 428
Alaska 19% 31% 4% 40% 7% 176
Arizona 23% 29% 2% 41% 5% 448
Arkansas 16% 30% 2% 49% 3% 258
California 27% 28% 4% 36% 5% 2,213
Colorado 19% 32% 2% 44% 3% 291
Connecticut 27% 32% 2% 36% 3% 237
Delaware 28% 27% 2% 38% 5% 224
District of Columbia 30% 34% 6% 26% 4% 181
Florida 21% 32% 3% 39% 5% 1,367
Georgia 17% 31% 3% 45% 5% 747
Hawaii 29% 29% 2% 37% 3% 186
Idaho 12% 35% 3% 43% 6% 221
Illinois 25% 32% 3% 36% 4% 929
Indiana 19% 31% 3% 43% 4% 496
Iowa 22% 35% 3% 34% 5% 241
Kansas 22% 30% 4% 42% 2% 231
Kentucky 17% 28% 3% 47% 5% 355
Louisiana 16% 32% 3% 43% 6% 367
Maine 36% 23% 5% 30% 5% 177
Maryland 26% 34% 4% 32% 4% 416
Massachusetts 31% 34% 4% 27% 4% 368
Michigan 24% 27% 3% 41% 4% 707
Minnesota 25% 27% 7% 38% 5% 411
Mississippi 14% 23% 3% 56% 4% 269
Missouri 23% 28% 4% 42% 3% 489
Montana 26% 26% 1% 42% 6% 204
Nebraska 22% 34% 4% 35% 5% 242
Nevada 25% 29% 5% 38% 4% 202
New Hampshire 28% 30% 1% 39% 2% 164
New Jersey 28% 29% 3% 36% 5% 606
New Mexico 17% 32% 4% 44% 2% 199
New York 25% 28% 4% 38% 5% 1,249
North Carolina 17% 34% 4% 40% 5% 774
North Dakota 20% 29% 4% 42% 5% 267
Ohio 19% 31% 4% 41% 5% 862
Oklahoma 15% 32% 1% 46% 5% 310
Oregon 22% 31% 2% 37% 7% 229
Pennsylvania 23% 27% 3% 43% 4% 977
Rhode Island 24% 35% 2% 36% 3% 207
South Carolina 16% 29% 2% 48% 5% 386
South Dakota 19% 27% 3% 46% 5% 233
Tennessee 12% 25% 3% 52% 8% 531
Texas 19% 30% 4% 42% 5% 1,918
Utah 15% 32% 4% 46% 2% 238
Vermont 34% 28% 6% 28% 5% 155
Virginia 18% 34% 3% 41% 4% 622
Washington 21% 29% 7% 40% 4% 419
West Virginia 13% 25% 3% 54% 5% 251
Wisconsin 23% 32% 1% 38% 6% 423
Wyoming 22% 30% 7% 38% 4% 236

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