DemographicInformation

Age distribution among atheists by household income

% of atheists who are ages…

Income distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 55% 27% 12% 6% 200
$30,000-$49,999 50% 34% 8% 9% 158
$50,000-$99,999 33% 42% 14% 11% 300
$100,000 or more 22% 49% 20% 9% 345

Generational cohort among atheists by household income

% of atheists who are…

Income distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 34% 30% 18% 15% 3% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 34% 28% 21% 10% 6% 1% 158
$50,000-$99,999 24% 20% 31% 18% 7% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more 16% 14% 40% 25% 4% < 1% 345

Gender composition among atheists by household income

% of atheists who are…

Income distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 64% 36% 200
$30,000-$49,999 66% 34% 160
$50,000-$99,999 68% 32% 300
$100,000 or more 72% 28% 349

Racial and ethnic composition among atheists by household income

% of atheists who identify as…

Income distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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.
Less than $30,000 78% 1% 5% 12% 4% 197
$30,000-$49,999 72% 3% 13% 9% 2% 159
$50,000-$99,999 78% 4% 4% 11% 3% 297
$100,000 or more 87% 3% 6% 5% < 1% 348

Immigrant status among atheists by household income

% of atheists who are…

Income distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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.
Less than $30,000 10% 16% 74% 197
$30,000-$49,999 10% 15% 75% 158
$50,000-$99,999 10% 13% 77% 298
$100,000 or more 14% 12% 74% 349

Educational distribution among atheists by household income

% of atheists who have completed…

Income distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 37% 42% 16% 6% 200
$30,000-$49,999 34% 26% 28% 12% 160
$50,000-$99,999 20% 34% 31% 14% 300
$100,000 or more 11% 26% 32% 31% 348

Marital status among atheists by household income

% of atheists who are…

Income distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 199. 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.
Less than $30,000 16% 16% 16% 3% 49% 199
$30,000-$49,999 20% 12% 9% 2% 57% 157
$50,000-$99,999 43% 11% 10% 2% 34% 300
$100,000 or more 58% 13% 5% 1% 22% 348

Parent of children under 18 among atheists by household income

% of atheists who are…

Income distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 17% 83% 200
$30,000-$49,999 12% 88% 160
$50,000-$99,999 24% 76% 300
$100,000 or more 34% 66% 348

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say they…

Income distribution Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 1% 6% 2% 2% 89% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 1% 3% 2% < 1% 92% 2% 160
$50,000-$99,999 2% 1% 2% < 1% 94% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more 2% 1% 2% < 1% 94% 1% 349

Importance of religion in one's life among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say religion is…

Income distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 3% 6% 7% 84% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 < 1% 5% 15% 79% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 1% 3% 10% 86% 1% 300
$100,000 or more 1% 5% 11% 82% 1% 349

Attendance at religious services among atheists by household income

% of atheists who attend religious services…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 < 1% 8% 91% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 < 1% 11% 89% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 1% 10% 89% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more 1% 11% 89% < 1% 349

Frequency of prayer among atheists by household income

% of atheists who pray…

Income distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 2% 1% 1% 96% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 < 1% 1% 1% 98% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 2% < 1% < 1% 97% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more < 1% < 1% 1% 98% < 1% 349

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among atheists by household income

% of atheists who attend prayer group…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 2% < 1% 2% 97% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 < 1% 1% 1% 98% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 1% < 1% 1% 98% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more < 1% 1% 1% 98% < 1% 349

Frequency of meditation among atheists by household income

% of atheists who meditate…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 22% 7% 3% 66% 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 14% 9% 7% 70% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 20% 7% 5% 68% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more 19% 9% 5% 66% < 1% 349

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among atheists by household income

% of atheists who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 33% 12% 6% 49% 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 28% 18% 11% 40% 3% 160
$50,000-$99,999 35% 14% 8% 41% 2% 300
$100,000 or more 32% 15% 9% 42% 1% 349

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among atheists by household income

% of atheists who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 64% 10% 5% 21% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 46% 17% 14% 23% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 55% 21% 9% 13% 1% 300
$100,000 or more 51% 18% 15% 16% < 1% 349

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Income distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 2% 23% 44% 29% 2% 200
$30,000-$49,999 1% 24% 41% 32% 2% 160
$50,000-$99,999 < 1% 19% 42% 38% 1% 300
$100,000 or more < 1% 24% 46% 29% 1% 349

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say…

Income distribution There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 12% 86% 2% 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 15% 85% < 1% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 18% 81% < 1% 1% 300
$100,000 or more 18% 81% < 1% < 1% 349

Frequency of reading scripture among atheists by household income

% of atheists who read scripture…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 6% 5% 5% 85% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 1% 6% 4% 89% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 3% 3% 6% 89% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more < 1% 2% 4% 94% < 1% 349

Interpreting scripture among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say the holy scripture is…

Income distribution Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 2% 3% < 1% 95% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 < 1% < 1% < 1% 97% 3% 160
$50,000-$99,999 < 1% 1% < 1% 98% 1% 300
$100,000 or more < 1% < 1% < 1% 97% 2% 349

Belief in Heaven among atheists by household income

% of atheists who …in heaven

Income distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 7% 90% 3% 200
$30,000-$49,999 8% 92% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 4% 95% 1% 300
$100,000 or more < 1% 99% 1% 349

Belief in Hell among atheists by household income

% of atheists who …in hell

Income distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 6% 91% 4% 200
$30,000-$49,999 5% 94% 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 2% 98% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more < 1% 99% 1% 349

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among atheists by household income

% of atheists who identify as…

Income distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 13% 25% 62% 200
$30,000-$49,999 17% 16% 67% 160
$50,000-$99,999 17% 14% 69% 300
$100,000 or more 14% 8% 78% 349

Political ideology among atheists by household income

% of atheists who are…

Income distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 9% 29% 54% 8% 200
$30,000-$49,999 7% 38% 48% 7% 160
$50,000-$99,999 13% 27% 60% 1% 300
$100,000 or more 7% 25% 65% 3% 349

Views about size of government among atheists by household income

% of atheists who would rather have…

Income distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 39% 55% 4% 2% 200
$30,000-$49,999 43% 52% 2% 2% 160
$50,000-$99,999 43% 51% 4% 2% 300
$100,000 or more 39% 54% 4% 3% 349

Views about government aid to the poor among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say government aid to the poor…

Income distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 16% 82% 2% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 27% 73% < 1% 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 26% 68% 5% 1% 300
$100,000 or more 21% 76% 2% 1% 349

Views about abortion among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say abortion should be…

Income distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 78% 19% 3% 200
$30,000-$49,999 89% 9% 2% 160
$50,000-$99,999 90% 8% 2% 300
$100,000 or more 92% 7% 1% 349

Views about homosexuality among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say homosexuality…

Income distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 94% 4% 2% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 92% 6% 1% 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 95% 3% 1% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more 97% 2% < 1% < 1% 349

Views about same-sex marriage among atheists by household income

% of atheists who …same-sex marriage

Income distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 92% 3% 5% 200
$30,000-$49,999 90% 9% 2% 160
$50,000-$99,999 95% 4% 1% 300
$100,000 or more 94% 3% 3% 349

Views about environmental regulation among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say…

Income distribution Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 19% 75% 3% 3% 200
$30,000-$49,999 25% 70% 3% 2% 160
$50,000-$99,999 17% 81% 1% 1% 300
$100,000 or more 13% 85% 1% 1% 349

Views about human evolution among atheists by household income

% of atheists who say humans…

Income distribution 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 = 200. 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.
Less than $30,000 87% 3% 3% 6% < 1% 200
$30,000-$49,999 91% 1% 3% 5% < 1% 160
$50,000-$99,999 91% 2% < 1% 6% < 1% 300
$100,000 or more 97% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 349