DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,109. 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.
High school or less 38% 33% 19% 9% 2,109
Some college 42% 34% 17% 6% 1,931
College 27% 44% 19% 9% 2,037
Post-graduate degree 11% 48% 25% 15% 1,344

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,109. 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.
High school or less 28% 18% 26% 22% 6% < 1% 2,109
Some college 27% 24% 25% 20% 3% < 1% 1,931
College 11% 27% 33% 22% 5% < 1% 2,037
Post-graduate degree 2% 20% 38% 30% 10% 1% 1,344

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 61% 39% 2,129
Some college 55% 45% 1,950
College 54% 46% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 53% 47% 1,382

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,100. 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.
High school or less 62% 12% 3% 18% 5% 2,100
Some college 69% 9% 4% 12% 5% 1,920
College 76% 5% 7% 8% 4% 2,032
Post-graduate degree 77% 4% 9% 6% 4% 1,356

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,082. 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.
High school or less 14% 11% 76% 2,082
Some college 9% 14% 77% 1,922
College 13% 13% 74% 2,056
Post-graduate degree 18% 12% 70% 1,359

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,840. 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.
High school or less 49% 22% 19% 10% 1,840
Some college 33% 23% 28% 16% 1,774
College 14% 18% 35% 33% 1,910
Post-graduate degree 10% 12% 29% 49% 1,253

Marital status among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,122. 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.
High school or less 30% 11% 12% 4% 43% 2,122
Some college 33% 12% 13% 3% 40% 1,948
College 48% 13% 8% 2% 29% 2,056
Post-graduate degree 58% 10% 10% 3% 19% 1,377

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,122. 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.
High school or less 25% 75% 2,122
Some college 25% 75% 1,943
College 27% 73% 2,066
Post-graduate degree 29% 71% 1,378

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say they…

Educational 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 = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 36% 23% 11% 1% 25% 4% 2,129
Some college 26% 24% 11% < 1% 33% 6% 1,950
College 17% 19% 12% < 1% 44% 8% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 13% 18% 13% < 1% 48% 8% 1,382

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 20% 27% 21% 31% 1% 2,129
Some college 11% 20% 29% 38% 1% 1,950
College 7% 16% 28% 47% 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 3% 15% 27% 54% < 1% 1,382

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who attend religious services…

Educational 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 = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 6% 26% 67% < 1% 2,129
Some college 4% 23% 73% < 1% 1,950
College 3% 22% 75% < 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 1% 21% 78% < 1% 1,382

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 25% 13% 8% 54% < 1% 2,129
Some college 20% 11% 7% 62% < 1% 1,950
College 12% 8% 5% 73% 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 12% 7% 5% 75% 1% 1,382

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 7% 5% 5% 84% < 1% 2,129
Some college 4% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 1,950
College 3% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 3% 1% 2% 94% < 1% 1,382

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who meditate…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 24% 7% 4% 63% 1% 2,129
Some college 26% 12% 5% 56% 1% 1,950
College 27% 10% 6% 56% 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 30% 10% 8% 52% 1% 1,382

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 36% 14% 10% 37% 2% 2,129
Some college 41% 17% 10% 31% 2% 1,950
College 42% 18% 12% 26% 2% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 41% 16% 14% 27% 1% 1,382

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated by educational group

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

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 42% 13% 11% 33% 1% 2,129
Some college 50% 17% 10% 21% 1% 1,950
College 49% 18% 16% 17% < 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 48% 20% 16% 15% 1% 1,382

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by educational group

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

Educational distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 11% 12% 62% 13% 2% 2,129
Some college 5% 19% 59% 15% 2% 1,950
College 3% 22% 51% 22% 2% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 3% 24% 45% 25% 2% 1,382

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Educational 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 = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 24% 73% 1% 1% 2,129
Some college 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,950
College 17% 82% 1% 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 15% 83% 1% 1% 1,382

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who read scripture…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 12% 8% 6% 74% < 1% 2,129
Some college 9% 6% 5% 79% < 1% 1,950
College 5% 4% 6% 84% < 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 5% 3% 6% 86% < 1% 1,382

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say the holy scripture is…

Educational 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 = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 18% 16% 1% 57% 7% 2,129
Some college 5% 11% 1% 75% 8% 1,950
College 3% 5% < 1% 86% 6% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 2% 4% < 1% 90% 5% 1,382

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 52% 39% 10% 2,129
Some college 37% 53% 10% 1,950
College 21% 70% 9% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 16% 76% 7% 1,382

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 40% 52% 9% 2,129
Some college 27% 65% 9% 1,950
College 13% 80% 7% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 9% 84% 7% 1,382

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 27% 30% 43% 2,129
Some college 24% 21% 55% 1,950
College 19% 15% 66% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 17% 11% 72% 1,382

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 25% 34% 29% 12% 2,129
Some college 17% 38% 38% 6% 1,950
College 12% 36% 48% 3% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 7% 33% 57% 3% 1,382

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 46% 47% 3% 4% 2,129
Some college 52% 41% 3% 4% 1,950
College 44% 48% 4% 4% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 37% 56% 3% 3% 1,382

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 41% 52% 4% 3% 2,129
Some college 38% 57% 4% 1% 1,950
College 29% 66% 3% 2% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 24% 71% 4% 2% 1,382

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 60% 35% 5% 2,129
Some college 75% 20% 4% 1,950
College 85% 12% 3% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 89% 9% 2% 1,382

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 74% 19% 3% 4% 2,129
Some college 85% 10% 3% 2% 1,950
College 92% 6% 2% 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 92% 5% 2% 1% 1,382

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 66% 26% 9% 2,129
Some college 82% 13% 5% 1,950
College 89% 7% 4% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 90% 7% 3% 1,382

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Educational 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 = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 37% 56% 2% 4% 2,129
Some college 25% 70% 2% 2% 1,950
College 18% 79% 2% 1% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 12% 84% 2% 2% 1,382

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say humans…

Educational 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 = 2,129. 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.
High school or less 49% 18% 5% 24% 4% 2,129
Some college 63% 16% 5% 14% 2% 1,950
College 79% 9% 4% 6% 2% 2,071
Post-graduate degree 84% 7% 3% 5% 2% 1,382