Views about human evolution among moderates by state (2014) Switch to: State among moderates by views about human evolution

% of moderates 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 23% 31% 4% 37% 4% 144
Alaska 40% 20% 4% 33% 3% 100
Arizona 37% 30% 3% 28% 3% 213
Arkansas 25% 36% 3% 34% 2% 118
California 42% 24% 5% 26% 3% 1,257
Colorado 44% 27% 5% 22% 3% 167
Connecticut 43% 34% 2% 19% 2% 139
Delaware 43% 28% 2% 22% 4% 116
District of Columbia 45% 32% 3% 20% < 1% 112
Florida 37% 29% 5% 27% 3% 662
Georgia 28% 31% 2% 34% 4% 308
Hawaii 40% 27% 4% 27% 2% 122
Idaho 34% 33% 8% 24% 2% 104
Illinois 36% 30% 3% 30% 1% 441
Indiana 34% 33% 5% 26% 3% 217
Iowa 40% 32% 2% 17% 9% 101
Kansas 39% 19% 4% 37% 1% 102
Kentucky 32% 33% 2% 28% 5% 130
Louisiana 31% 30% 5% 34% 1% 131
Maryland 38% 32% 3% 26% 2% 244
Massachusetts 45% 22% 8% 23% 2% 248
Michigan 39% 27% 5% 25% 3% 324
Minnesota 33% 31% 5% 28% 3% 191
Missouri 38% 25% 4% 32% 2% 206
Nevada 37% 21% 3% 34% 4% 108
New Hampshire 54% 29% 1% 11% 5% 105
New Jersey 42% 24% 3% 27% 5% 329
New Mexico 33% 31% 6% 30% 1% 106
New York 42% 25% 4% 27% 3% 641
North Carolina 31% 33% 6% 27% 3% 331
Ohio 29% 28% 4% 33% 5% 395
Oklahoma 25% 35% 2% 33% 5% 138
Oregon 42% 22% 6% 26% 4% 137
Pennsylvania 40% 29% 3% 26% 2% 462
Rhode Island 33% 26% 1% 39% 1% 112
South Carolina 28% 30% 3% 32% 7% 170
South Dakota 31% 33% 1% 29% 6% 103
Tennessee 25% 27% 4% 40% 4% 179
Texas 32% 31% 4% 30% 3% 815
Virginia 35% 32% 5% 27% 2% 323
Washington 36% 25% 9% 25% 4% 230
Wisconsin 36% 28% 2% 29% 5% 211

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