DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who are ages…

Income distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,196. 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 21% 23% 26% 30% 1,196
$30,000-$49,999 18% 30% 24% 28% 984
$50,000-$99,999 13% 34% 30% 22% 1,561
$100,000 or more 10% 38% 36% 16% 1,419

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Income distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,196. 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% 14% 18% 32% 20% 3% 1,196
$30,000-$49,999 11% 12% 25% 31% 19% 2% 984
$50,000-$99,999 8% 11% 29% 38% 14% 1% 1,561
$100,000 or more 8% 6% 34% 43% 9% 1% 1,419

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Income distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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% 61% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 45% 55% 991
$50,000-$99,999 48% 52% 1,578
$100,000 or more 54% 46% 1,431

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Income distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,197. 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 81% 5% 1% 9% 4% 1,197
$30,000-$49,999 87% 3% 1% 6% 3% 981
$50,000-$99,999 90% 2% 2% 4% 3% 1,562
$100,000 or more 91% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1,421

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Income distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,188. 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% 7% 84% 1,188
$30,000-$49,999 5% 6% 89% 988
$50,000-$99,999 5% 6% 89% 1,571
$100,000 or more 7% 7% 86% 1,429

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who have completed…

Income distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,204. 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% 28% 8% 4% 1,204
$30,000-$49,999 42% 37% 14% 7% 990
$50,000-$99,999 24% 36% 24% 16% 1,574
$100,000 or more 14% 21% 33% 31% 1,428

Marital status among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Income distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,205. 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 29% 7% 20% 18% 26% 1,205
$30,000-$49,999 46% 8% 17% 10% 18% 987
$50,000-$99,999 69% 4% 9% 4% 14% 1,573
$100,000 or more 77% 5% 5% 2% 11% 1,431

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Income distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,207. 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 24% 76% 1,207
$30,000-$49,999 23% 77% 990
$50,000-$99,999 29% 71% 1,575
$100,000 or more 35% 65% 1,428

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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 72% 22% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 70% 23% 3% 1% 1% 1% 991
$50,000-$99,999 66% 26% 4% 1% 1% 2% 1,578
$100,000 or more 56% 34% 6% < 1% 2% 2% 1,431

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

% of Mainline Protestants who say religion is…

Income distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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% 32% 7% 3% 1% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 55% 34% 9% 1% 1% 991
$50,000-$99,999 50% 35% 12% 2% < 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 46% 39% 13% 3% < 1% 1,431

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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 31% 40% 29% 1% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 34% 41% 25% 1% 991
$50,000-$99,999 34% 44% 21% < 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 27% 52% 20% < 1% 1,431

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who pray…

Income distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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 59% 21% 6% 14% 1% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 55% 23% 7% 14% 1% 991
$50,000-$99,999 53% 25% 8% 14% 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 47% 25% 9% 19% < 1% 1,431

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

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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 21% 10% 9% 58% 1% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 20% 11% 9% 60% < 1% 991
$50,000-$99,999 20% 11% 10% 59% < 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 14% 8% 10% 67% < 1% 1,431

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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% 9% 4% 46% 2% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 36% 11% 4% 48% 1% 991
$50,000-$99,999 34% 11% 5% 49% 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 30% 10% 6% 53% < 1% 1,431

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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% 16% 9% 16% 2% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 57% 18% 9% 16% 1% 991
$50,000-$99,999 55% 20% 14% 11% 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 53% 21% 14% 12% 1% 1,431

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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 46% 13% 12% 27% 2% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 44% 17% 12% 25% 1% 991
$50,000-$99,999 41% 18% 18% 22% 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 42% 20% 16% 21% 1% 1,431

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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 31% 10% 52% 6% 2% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 32% 10% 50% 5% 3% 991
$50,000-$99,999 30% 10% 52% 6% 2% 1,578
$100,000 or more 23% 13% 52% 9% 3% 1,431

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

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 30% 66% 2% 2% 991
$50,000-$99,999 35% 63% 1% < 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 35% 63% 2% < 1% 1,431

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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% 13% 11% 39% 1% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 34% 13% 9% 43% < 1% 991
$50,000-$99,999 27% 14% 13% 46% 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 21% 13% 14% 52% < 1% 1,431

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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% 30% 2% 22% 9% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 27% 38% 3% 24% 8% 991
$50,000-$99,999 19% 37% 2% 32% 9% 1,578
$100,000 or more 10% 39% 2% 39% 9% 1,431

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who …in heaven

Income distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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% 7% 6% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 81% 12% 8% 991
$50,000-$99,999 80% 13% 8% 1,578
$100,000 or more 73% 20% 8% 1,431

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who …in hell

Income distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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 68% 22% 9% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 64% 28% 7% 991
$50,000-$99,999 59% 32% 9% 1,578
$100,000 or more 50% 39% 11% 1,431

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Income distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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% 20% 47% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 48% 15% 38% 991
$50,000-$99,999 50% 11% 38% 1,578
$100,000 or more 50% 9% 41% 1,431

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Income distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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% 37% 21% 8% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 39% 41% 16% 4% 991
$50,000-$99,999 40% 37% 21% 2% 1,578
$100,000 or more 36% 39% 23% 1% 1,431

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who would rather have…

Income distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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% 46% 4% 4% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 62% 32% 3% 3% 991
$50,000-$99,999 65% 29% 3% 3% 1,578
$100,000 or more 66% 28% 2% 3% 1,431

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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% 55% 5% 3% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 52% 41% 4% 2% 991
$50,000-$99,999 53% 42% 3% 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 51% 46% 2% 1% 1,431

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who say abortion should be…

Income distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 55% 41% 4% 991
$50,000-$99,999 65% 32% 3% 1,578
$100,000 or more 70% 28% 2% 1,431

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who say homosexuality…

Income distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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 63% 30% 4% 3% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 63% 28% 5% 4% 991
$50,000-$99,999 69% 24% 4% 2% 1,578
$100,000 or more 76% 19% 4% 1% 1,431

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Income distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,208. 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 53% 38% 9% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 53% 39% 8% 991
$50,000-$99,999 61% 34% 6% 1,578
$100,000 or more 68% 26% 6% 1,431

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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% 55% 2% 3% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 42% 53% 3% 2% 991
$50,000-$99,999 36% 61% 3% 1% 1,578
$100,000 or more 36% 60% 2% 1% 1,431

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants by household income

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,208. 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 25% 31% 4% 34% 6% 1,208
$30,000-$49,999 25% 32% 4% 33% 5% 991
$50,000-$99,999 31% 34% 5% 27% 4% 1,578
$100,000 or more 37% 33% 6% 21% 2% 1,431