DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Income distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 323. 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% 19% 27% 45% 323
$30,000-$49,999 9% 32% 26% 34% 292
$50,000-$99,999 9% 34% 30% 26% 483
$100,000 or more 11% 37% 36% 16% 407

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Income distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 323. 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 4% 8% 16% 33% 34% 5% 323
$30,000-$49,999 5% 9% 26% 34% 24% 2% 292
$50,000-$99,999 4% 12% 27% 39% 16% 2% 483
$100,000 or more 10% 4% 34% 42% 10% < 1% 407

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Income distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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% 66% 325
$30,000-$49,999 45% 55% 294
$50,000-$99,999 47% 53% 485
$100,000 or more 57% 43% 410

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Income distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 322. 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 93% 2% 1% 2% 2% 322
$30,000-$49,999 93% 2% 1% 2% 2% 294
$50,000-$99,999 95% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 483
$100,000 or more 95% 1% 2% 2% 1% 408

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Income distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 322. 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 5% 4% 91% 322
$30,000-$49,999 5% 3% 92% 293
$50,000-$99,999 2% 3% 95% 483
$100,000 or more 5% 4% 91% 410

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Income distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 323. 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 60% 27% 9% 5% 323
$30,000-$49,999 43% 34% 15% 7% 294
$50,000-$99,999 23% 36% 26% 14% 482
$100,000 or more 13% 25% 33% 29% 410

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Income distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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% 6% 22% 27% 12% 325
$30,000-$49,999 52% 5% 19% 12% 12% 293
$50,000-$99,999 74% 4% 8% 6% 8% 485
$100,000 or more 75% 5% 6% 2% 12% 410

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Income distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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% 84% 325
$30,000-$49,999 23% 77% 293
$50,000-$99,999 29% 71% 485
$100,000 or more 33% 67% 409

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 74% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1% 325
$30,000-$49,999 70% 23% 2% 2% 1% 2% 294
$50,000-$99,999 69% 25% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 485
$100,000 or more 58% 31% 7% < 1% 2% 1% 410

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

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

Income distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 65% 30% 4% 1% < 1% 325
$30,000-$49,999 61% 29% 8% 2% < 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 56% 35% 8% 2% < 1% 485
$100,000 or more 53% 34% 10% 2% < 1% 410

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 43% 34% 22% 1% 325
$30,000-$49,999 44% 37% 19% < 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 44% 39% 16% < 1% 485
$100,000 or more 34% 49% 17% < 1% 410

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Income distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 69% 18% 5% 6% 1% 325
$30,000-$49,999 62% 20% 6% 11% < 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 59% 22% 8% 11% 1% 485
$100,000 or more 49% 26% 9% 17% < 1% 410

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 26% 10% 14% 50% < 1% 325
$30,000-$49,999 21% 12% 11% 56% < 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 26% 11% 9% 54% < 1% 485
$100,000 or more 18% 10% 12% 59% < 1% 410

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 52% 12% 5% 28% 3% 325
$30,000-$49,999 37% 12% 5% 45% < 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 36% 9% 5% 49% 1% 485
$100,000 or more 29% 9% 5% 56% 1% 410

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 67% 12% 7% 11% 2% 325
$30,000-$49,999 61% 15% 11% 12% 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 61% 19% 11% 8% < 1% 485
$100,000 or more 50% 24% 15% 11% < 1% 410

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 45% 12% 13% 25% 4% 325
$30,000-$49,999 41% 22% 12% 24% 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 39% 16% 18% 27% < 1% 485
$100,000 or more 38% 16% 21% 24% 1% 410

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 36% 9% 50% 3% 2% 325
$30,000-$49,999 41% 6% 47% 3% 3% 294
$50,000-$99,999 35% 8% 51% 6% 1% 485
$100,000 or more 30% 13% 46% 9% 2% 410

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 35% 64% 1% < 1% 325
$30,000-$49,999 32% 66% 1% 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 37% 61% 1% 1% 485
$100,000 or more 39% 59% 1% < 1% 410

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 44% 11% 11% 32% 2% 325
$30,000-$49,999 41% 13% 8% 38% < 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 37% 13% 10% 39% 1% 485
$100,000 or more 25% 16% 14% 45% < 1% 410

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 40% 33% 3% 15% 9% 325
$30,000-$49,999 28% 44% 3% 20% 6% 294
$50,000-$99,999 25% 43% 1% 23% 7% 485
$100,000 or more 16% 42% 2% 32% 8% 410

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Income distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 90% 4% 5% 325
$30,000-$49,999 86% 7% 7% 294
$50,000-$99,999 84% 9% 7% 485
$100,000 or more 80% 14% 6% 410

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Income distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 67% 23% 10% 325
$30,000-$49,999 72% 20% 8% 294
$50,000-$99,999 65% 27% 9% 485
$100,000 or more 56% 34% 10% 410

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Income distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 44% 15% 41% 325
$30,000-$49,999 53% 14% 33% 294
$50,000-$99,999 54% 7% 39% 485
$100,000 or more 61% 6% 33% 410

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Income distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 43% 41% 10% 6% 325
$30,000-$49,999 49% 38% 12% 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 43% 39% 17% 1% 485
$100,000 or more 43% 39% 18% < 1% 410

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

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

Income distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 58% 34% 3% 5% 325
$30,000-$49,999 67% 28% 2% 3% 294
$50,000-$99,999 68% 28% 2% 2% 485
$100,000 or more 72% 23% 2% 4% 410

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 41% 52% 2% 4% 325
$30,000-$49,999 55% 39% 5% 1% 294
$50,000-$99,999 57% 40% 2% 1% 485
$100,000 or more 60% 38% 2% < 1% 410

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

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

Income distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 56% 39% 5% 325
$30,000-$49,999 50% 47% 4% 294
$50,000-$99,999 64% 33% 3% 485
$100,000 or more 62% 35% 3% 410

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Income distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 57% 37% 3% 3% 325
$30,000-$49,999 54% 37% 5% 4% 294
$50,000-$99,999 66% 29% 3% 2% 485
$100,000 or more 70% 25% 5% 1% 410

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

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

Income distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 325. 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 41% 49% 10% 325
$30,000-$49,999 48% 44% 8% 294
$50,000-$99,999 52% 43% 5% 485
$100,000 or more 58% 34% 8% 410

Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 47% 47% 2% 4% 325
$30,000-$49,999 43% 52% 2% 2% 294
$50,000-$99,999 37% 60% 2% 1% 485
$100,000 or more 43% 54% 2% 1% 410

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by household income

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 325. 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 18% 31% 3% 42% 6% 325
$30,000-$49,999 23% 33% 5% 33% 7% 294
$50,000-$99,999 26% 32% 3% 35% 4% 485
$100,000 or more 29% 38% 5% 25% 2% 410