Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never read scripture by views about human evolution

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say humans…

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
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Alabama 35% 30% 1% 30% 3% 109
Alaska 53% 20% 5% 18% 4% 166
Arizona 56% 18% 4% 19% 3% 299
California 57% 16% 4% 19% 3% 1,943
Colorado 51% 23% 4% 19% 3% 271
Connecticut 51% 23% 4% 19% 2% 232
Delaware 57% 20% 4% 17% 2% 150
District of Columbia 57% 20% 6% 12% 4% 158
Florida 50% 24% 5% 18% 3% 912
Georgia 48% 24% 4% 19% 4% 300
Hawaii 54% 17% 7% 21% 2% 165
Idaho 40% 35% 5% 15% 4% 130
Illinois 54% 22% 4% 18% 2% 638
Indiana 45% 24% 4% 22% 5% 284
Iowa 47% 24% 4% 19% 6% 161
Kansas 45% 23% 5% 22% 5% 133
Kentucky 41% 25% 6% 24% 4% 162
Louisiana 41% 30% 3% 21% 4% 152
Maine 63% 11% 5% 16% 4% 196
Maryland 62% 19% 3% 15% 1% 303
Massachusetts 60% 19% 6% 13% 3% 476
Michigan 50% 22% 3% 20% 5% 457
Minnesota 49% 25% 6% 17% 3% 276
Missouri 47% 23% 6% 21% 3% 258
Montana 55% 21% 3% 18% 3% 156
Nebraska 45% 29% 6% 18% 3% 152
Nevada 53% 22% 9% 15% 2% 162
New Hampshire 58% 14% 2% 23% 3% 193
New Jersey 51% 22% 5% 19% 3% 498
New Mexico 49% 26% 6% 18% 2% 140
New York 54% 20% 5% 18% 3% 1,103
North Carolina 49% 24% 4% 19% 4% 347
North Dakota 44% 24% 3% 24% 5% 171
Ohio 44% 27% 5% 22% 4% 503
Oklahoma 37% 25% 4% 30% 4% 126
Oregon 59% 16% 5% 16% 4% 226
Pennsylvania 51% 21% 3% 21% 4% 672
Rhode Island 58% 22% 6% 13% 1% 189
South Carolina 49% 24% 5% 18% 4% 151
South Dakota 39% 30% 1% 26% 4% 139
Tennessee 42% 16% 2% 35% 5% 162
Texas 47% 23% 4% 22% 4% 900
Utah 58% 17% 8% 15% 2% 104
Vermont 65% 14% 6% 12% 3% 215
Virginia 53% 26% 4% 13% 4% 359
Washington 60% 16% 9% 13% 2% 375
West Virginia 38% 26% 7% 28% 2% 111
Wisconsin 50% 25% 2% 20% 4% 324
Wyoming 44% 29% 10% 13% 4% 133

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