DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 287
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 80% 20% 717
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 505

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
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Generation X 45% 55% 287
Baby Boomer 48% 52% 717
Silent 39% 61% 505

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Generation X 94% 1% 1% 3% 1% 287
Baby Boomer 94% 1% 1% 1% 3% 711
Silent 97% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 502

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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Generation X 4% 3% 93% 287
Baby Boomer 3% 4% 93% 714
Silent 3% 5% 92% 501

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have a household income of…

Generational cohort Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Generation X 15% 20% 32% 33% 269
Baby Boomer 21% 19% 32% 28% 634
Silent 40% 24% 24% 12% 415

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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Generation X 26% 35% 25% 14% 286
Baby Boomer 32% 30% 23% 15% 717
Silent 47% 25% 16% 12% 502

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Generation X 70% 6% 16% 2% 6% 287
Baby Boomer 68% 3% 16% 7% 6% 714
Silent 58% 1% 9% 30% 2% 503

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Generation X 65% 35% 286
Baby Boomer 11% 89% 716
Silent 2% 98% 505

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Generational cohort 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
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Generation X 64% 28% 5% < 1% 2% 2% 287
Baby Boomer 74% 21% 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 717
Silent 68% 22% 4% 3% 2% 1% 505

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 56% 33% 8% 3% < 1% 287
Baby Boomer 61% 30% 7% 1% < 1% 717
Silent 62% 29% 5% 2% 1% 505

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who attend religious services…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Generation X 36% 41% 23% < 1% 287
Baby Boomer 41% 39% 20% < 1% 717
Silent 51% 29% 20% 1% 505

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 59% 21% 7% 12% 1% 287
Baby Boomer 62% 20% 6% 11% 1% 717
Silent 66% 17% 5% 10% 2% 505

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who attend prayer group…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Generation X 22% 12% 9% 58% < 1% 287
Baby Boomer 22% 10% 11% 56% < 1% 717
Silent 27% 9% 12% 51% 1% 505

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 27% 10% 4% 57% 3% 287
Baby Boomer 41% 8% 6% 45% 1% 717
Silent 55% 13% 3% 27% 2% 505

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 54% 21% 15% 9% 1% 287
Baby Boomer 64% 14% 11% 11% 2% 717
Silent 62% 16% 9% 11% 2% 505

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 32% 19% 20% 28% 1% 287
Baby Boomer 42% 14% 17% 26% 1% 717
Silent 42% 16% 14% 25% 3% 505

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Generational cohort Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 32% 10% 53% 4% 1% 287
Baby Boomer 39% 8% 45% 5% 2% 717
Silent 36% 6% 50% 5% 4% 505

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Generational cohort 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
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Generation X 34% 65% 1% < 1% 287
Baby Boomer 39% 60% 1% 1% 717
Silent 40% 58% 1% 1% 505

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Generation X 34% 14% 12% 39% 1% 287
Baby Boomer 37% 13% 11% 38% < 1% 717
Silent 42% 14% 8% 35% 1% 505

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is…

Generational cohort 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
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Generation X 25% 46% < 1% 21% 7% 287
Baby Boomer 28% 38% 3% 24% 7% 717
Silent 26% 41% 5% 18% 11% 505

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 87% 7% 5% 287
Baby Boomer 84% 10% 6% 717
Silent 79% 11% 10% 505

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Generation X 69% 21% 10% 287
Baby Boomer 65% 28% 8% 717
Silent 52% 34% 15% 505

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Generation X 54% 9% 36% 287
Baby Boomer 53% 10% 37% 717
Silent 51% 11% 38% 505

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 38% 44% 16% 3% 287
Baby Boomer 50% 35% 13% 2% 717
Silent 49% 35% 13% 3% 505

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 68% 29% 1% 3% 287
Baby Boomer 69% 26% 3% 2% 717
Silent 68% 23% 4% 5% 505

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say government aid to the poor…

Generational cohort Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Generation X 54% 42% 4% < 1% 287
Baby Boomer 56% 40% 2% 2% 717
Silent 52% 43% 4% 2% 505

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Generation X 62% 36% 2% 287
Baby Boomer 59% 38% 3% 717
Silent 58% 35% 7% 505

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Generation X 68% 26% 3% 3% 287
Baby Boomer 59% 34% 5% 2% 717
Silent 50% 39% 5% 6% 505

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Generation X 60% 33% 7% 287
Baby Boomer 45% 47% 8% 717
Silent 37% 52% 11% 505

Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Generational cohort 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 = 0. 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.
Generation X 43% 55% 2% < 1% 287
Baby Boomer 46% 51% 2% 1% 717
Silent 41% 49% 4% 6% 505

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by generational group

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Generational cohort 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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Generation X 21% 35% 3% 37% 4% 287
Baby Boomer 24% 33% 6% 34% 4% 717
Silent 21% 30% 5% 34% 10% 505