DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who are ages…

Immigrant status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 798. 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.
Immigrants 31% 47% 16% 6% 798
Second generation 52% 26% 12% 10% 833
Third generation or higher 32% 37% 21% 9% 5,700

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Immigrant status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 798. 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.
Immigrants 18% 24% 36% 18% 4% < 1% 798
Second generation 40% 18% 20% 15% 6% 1% 833
Third generation or higher 20% 22% 28% 25% 5% < 1% 5,700

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Immigrant status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 55% 45% 810
Second generation 58% 42% 845
Third generation or higher 57% 43% 5,780

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Immigrant status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 796. 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.
Immigrants 28% 6% 22% 42% 2% 796
Second generation 44% 5% 13% 32% 5% 830
Third generation or higher 80% 10% 1% 5% 5% 5,693

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who have a household income of…

Immigrant status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 704. 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.
Immigrants 39% 19% 18% 24% 704
Second generation 32% 19% 26% 23% 756
Third generation or higher 32% 21% 27% 20% 5,244

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who have completed…

Immigrant status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 805. 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.
Immigrants 42% 23% 19% 16% 805
Second generation 33% 37% 19% 11% 844
Third generation or higher 38% 33% 18% 10% 5,770

Marital status among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Immigrant status Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 805. 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.
Immigrants 41% 12% 12% 2% 34% 805
Second generation 28% 9% 6% 3% 55% 839
Third generation or higher 38% 12% 12% 3% 34% 5,763

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Immigrant status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 807. 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.
Immigrants 34% 66% 807
Second generation 17% 83% 844
Third generation or higher 26% 74% 5,762

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who say they…

Immigrant status 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 = 810. 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.
Immigrants 28% 23% 12% 1% 32% 5% 810
Second generation 21% 18% 15% 1% 40% 5% 845
Third generation or higher 27% 23% 11% 1% 33% 6% 5,780

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who say religion is…

Immigrant status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 21% 20% 24% 35% 1% 810
Second generation 8% 21% 28% 41% 2% 845
Third generation or higher 12% 22% 26% 39% 1% 5,780

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who attend religious services…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 6% 29% 65% < 1% 810
Second generation 3% 26% 70% < 1% 845
Third generation or higher 4% 23% 73% < 1% 5,780

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who pray…

Immigrant status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 25% 10% 8% 56% 1% 810
Second generation 15% 9% 7% 69% 1% 845
Third generation or higher 19% 11% 6% 62% < 1% 5,780

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

% of the Unaffiliated who attend prayer group…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 8% 7% 7% 78% < 1% 810
Second generation 2% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 845
Third generation or higher 4% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 5,780

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who meditate…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 33% 11% 5% 48% 3% 810
Second generation 25% 11% 5% 59% 1% 845
Third generation or higher 25% 9% 5% 60% 1% 5,780

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 44% 14% 15% 24% 3% 810
Second generation 40% 16% 10% 33% 2% 845
Third generation or higher 39% 16% 10% 33% 2% 5,780

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 39% 18% 18% 24% 2% 810
Second generation 50% 15% 12% 22% 1% 845
Third generation or higher 47% 16% 11% 25% 1% 5,780

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 10% 18% 44% 26% 2% 810
Second generation 4% 23% 53% 18% 2% 845
Third generation or higher 7% 17% 60% 15% 2% 5,780

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Immigrant status 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 = 810. 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.
Immigrants 21% 76% 1% 2% 810
Second generation 17% 81% 1% 1% 845
Third generation or higher 21% 77% 1% 1% 5,780

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who read scripture…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 14% 7% 7% 71% 1% 810
Second generation 7% 7% 6% 80% < 1% 845
Third generation or higher 9% 5% 5% 80% < 1% 5,780

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who say the holy scripture is…

Immigrant status 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 = 810. 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.
Immigrants 17% 10% 1% 65% 7% 810
Second generation 4% 9% < 1% 82% 5% 845
Third generation or higher 9% 11% 1% 72% 7% 5,780

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who …in heaven

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 36% 55% 9% 810
Second generation 30% 61% 10% 845
Third generation or higher 39% 52% 9% 5,780

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who …in hell

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 26% 66% 8% 810
Second generation 20% 71% 9% 845
Third generation or higher 28% 64% 8% 5,780

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Immigrant status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 18% 31% 51% 810
Second generation 20% 18% 61% 845
Third generation or higher 25% 21% 54% 5,780

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Immigrant status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 18% 32% 41% 8% 810
Second generation 17% 32% 45% 6% 845
Third generation or higher 18% 37% 37% 8% 5,780

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who would rather have…

Immigrant status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 33% 59% 3% 4% 810
Second generation 47% 47% 3% 3% 845
Third generation or higher 49% 44% 3% 4% 5,780

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 35% 59% 3% 3% 810
Second generation 34% 60% 4% 2% 845
Third generation or higher 37% 58% 4% 2% 5,780

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who say abortion should be…

Immigrant status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 64% 32% 4% 810
Second generation 81% 16% 3% 845
Third generation or higher 73% 22% 4% 5,780

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who say homosexuality…

Immigrant status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 79% 15% 2% 4% 810
Second generation 89% 7% 2% 1% 845
Third generation or higher 83% 12% 3% 2% 5,780

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who …same-sex marriage

Immigrant status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 810. 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.
Immigrants 72% 20% 8% 810
Second generation 84% 11% 5% 845
Third generation or higher 78% 16% 6% 5,780

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Immigrant status 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 = 810. 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.
Immigrants 25% 68% 2% 5% 810
Second generation 26% 71% 2% 2% 845
Third generation or higher 28% 68% 2% 2% 5,780

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated by immigrant status

% of the Unaffiliated who say humans…

Immigrant status 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 = 810. 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.
Immigrants 59% 16% 4% 17% 4% 810
Second generation 71% 11% 4% 12% 2% 845
Third generation or higher 63% 15% 5% 15% 3% 5,780